School Governance

Mandate for 180 Day School Years Halted by New Mexico Judge

115 Views ¬†¬†ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) ‚ÄĒ A new mandate that requires school districts across New Mexico to adopt calendars that consist of at least 180 days was put on hold by a judge on Monday may 13th while he considers the change’s legality.

Stokes delivers State of the University on campus climate, safety and engagement

173 Views ¬†¬†‚ÄėThere may, at times, be no message‚Äô On Monday, March 4, Garnett Stokes, president of the University of New Mexico, gave her annual¬†State of the University¬†address. She reflected on UNM‚Äôs past as it embarks on its future with discussions of safety, student success and overall campus climate at

New Mexico lawmakers make renewed push to create state school board

273 Views ¬†¬†SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) ‚Äď A bill to overhaul the state‚Äôs education system is moving forward at the Roundhouse. The Senate Rules Committee unanimously approved Senate Joint Resolution 9 which would replace the Public Education Commission with a state school board.

APS extends school year into June

475 Views   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