March 31, 2015

Feds extend NM No Child waiver for four years -- Albuquerque Journal

The federal government extended New Mexico’s waiver from No Child Left Behind today through the next four school years.

With waivers, states can are not held to the law’s proficiency requirements.

States received the waivers in exchange for enacting certain policies, like teacher and school ratings based in part on test scores. -- 3/31/2015

Gov. Martinez has no plans to call a special session -- Albuquerque Journal

Gov. Susana Martinez said Monday she has no plans to hold a special session of the state Legislature to address the absence of a capital improvements budget unless Democratic Senate leadership is willing to work with her ahead of time on key points. -- 3/31/2015