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Stick to the Rules
Las Cruces, NM: According to a police officer called to the scene, a kindergartner was suspended from school and referred to juvenile probation for bringing a toy gun to school. While acknowledging that the boy is a good student, school officials insisted that "the school must stick to the rules."... [MORE]

Associated Press
May 4, 2002

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      Educators accuse state of backtracking on teacher evaluation policy
      <br><b>Ohanian Comment:</b> Hired by Governor Martinez in January 2011, Hannah Skandera is still New Mexico Public Education Department Secretary-designate--never confirmed by the state senate because she can't garner enough votes to get out of the rules committee. Skandera's previous job experience included policy adviser to U... [MORE]

      — Robert Nott
      The New Mexican

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        It's Poverty, Stupid!
        <br><span class="red"><b>Ohanian Comment:</b> I rejoice when a teacher breaks the silence and speaks out. So kudos to David. <br> <br>And I hope he gets bolder with his suggestions. What people need are living wage jobs and a dramatic reduction of the obscene income gap. For starters, let's have Exx... [MORE]

        Do the Right Thing! blog

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        New Mexico Educators Want Paige Out

        "We support the call for Paige to step down immediately." Eduardo Holguin, NM NEA President

        "There are legitimate concerns on the funding of No Child Left Behind," [Christine] Trujillo [president of the New Mexico Federation of Educational Employees] said. "If someone in his position responds to these concerns this way, then I thi... [MORE]

        Albuquerque Journal
        State Unions Denounce Paige

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