Study shows New Mexico graduate rate improvements and trends

105 Views  Â It found New Mexico has increased its graduation rate to 76.2%, a 6.9% improvement New Mexico has done a full evaluation of its high school graduation rate for the first time in a decade. The progress report was done by the state Legislative Finance Committee.

APS extends school year into June

317 Views  Â Albuquerque Public Schools has added 10 extra days to the academic school year. The APS Board of Education voted 5-1 in favor of the addition at their meeting on Wednesday, April 5. Before the vote, a calendar committee comprised of district, school and union staff surveyed staff and parents in the

New Mexico is pushing to be a ‘model’ for how race is taught in U.S. schools

469 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — A proposal to overhaul New Mexico’s social studies standards has stirred debate over how race should be taught in schools, with thousands of parents and teachers weighing in on changes that would dramatically increase instruction related to racial and social identity beginning in kindergarten.