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Dec
  SDE Orders Random Alcohol, Drug Tests in Cuba Schools    
  SDE Seeks Nominations for 2003 Presidential Awards For Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching    
  SDE Seeks Applicants for 2003-2004 Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship    
  SDE to Hold Regional Workshops on Assessments    
  SDE Announces Seven National Board-Certified Teachers    
  SDE Posts December Corrective Action Reports on Web Site    
  SDE Releases Results of Even Start Family Literacy Initiative    
  SDE Selects Service Providers to Provide Supplemental Educational Services for Eligible Children    

Nov

  SDE Names Counsel for New General Counsel Office    
  SBE Votes to Continue State Superintendent's Leadership    
  Educational Standards Commission Seeks Member    
  SBE Approves 2003-2004 Public School Support Package    
  State Superintendent Accepts Cuba Settlement Plan    
 
SDE Names Counsel for New General Counsel Office
 
 
SBE Votes to Continue State Superintendent's Leadership
 
 
Educational Standards Commission Seeks Member
 
 
SBE Approves 2003-2004 Public School Support Package
 
  State Superintendent Accepts Cuba Settlement Plan  
  SBE Allocates Capital Funds for Kindergarten Classrooms  
  SDE to Post First Corrective Action Reports on Web Site  
  Rio Costilla Elementary in Questa Schools Honored for Implementing School Reform Model  
  SBE to Consider Public School Support Request, High School Reform Initiatives  
  Las Cruces Teacher, James Smith, Named 2003 New Mexico 'Teacher of the Year'  
  SBE Seeks Public Comment on High School Reform  
  Professional Standards Commission to Meet in Santa Fe  
  State Board of Education Schedules Hearing On Changes to Accountability Regulations, Licensure  
  Teachers Advised to Save Receipts for Books, Supplies  
 

SBE Gives Tentative Approval to 5.5% Teachers' Raise

 
 

New Mexico's Dropout Rate Lowest in 15 Years

 
Oct
10-31-02
Results Show New Mexico's Students Performing Close to National Averages on TerraNova  
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10-24-02
SBE to Hear Report on Statewide Assessment Results, Reconsider Time Frames for Corrective Action Schools  
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10-21-02
SDE Career, Technical and Adult Services Division To Hold Career Pathways Institute in Albuquerque  
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10-17-02
Rio Rancho Principal, Fort Wingate Teacher Honored with $25,000 Milken Educator Awards  
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10-16-02
Tribes, SDE, SBE and Legislators to Meet October 22-23 At Government-to-Government Meeting; Comments Sought from Gubernatorial Candidates  
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10-11-02
SDE Groups Probationary, School Improvement and Corrective Action Schools  
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10-11-02
Nonpublic Schools Commission to Meet on October 18  
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10-09-02
SDE Observes Month of Young Adolescent in October  
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10-08-02
Probationary Ratings, School Improvement Appeals Educational Standards Commission to Hear  
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10-07-02
SDE Announces 2002 Public School Ratings  
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10-04-02
Script and Agenda for Public School Ratings Media Briefing On Monday, October 7, 1:00 PM, in Santa Fe  
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10-04-02
Two Outstanding New Mexico Educators to be Surprised With $25,000 Milken National Educator Awards  
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10-04-02
SDE Names Assistant Superintendent for Accountability  
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10-02-02
State Superintendent Issues Notice of Deficiencies To Cuba Board of Education  
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10-02-02
SDE Invites Comments on Proposed Amendments To State Special Education Regulations  
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10-02-02
SDE Names New Assistant Director of Indian Education  
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Sep
9-26-02
Content Knowledge Tests Become a Requirement For New Teachers, Those Seeking Endorsement
 
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9-20-02
SBE Approves Corrective Action Recommendations, Postpones Additional Schools for Corrective Action
 
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9-20-02
SDE Receives $54.8 Million Federal Grant to Improve Student Achievement in Reading
 
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9-19-02
SBE to Consider Recommendations for Additional Corrective Action Schools on September 20  
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9-18-02
Dorothy Kerzner Lipsky to Headline SDE's State Learning Conference on October 11-12
 
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9-18-02
SBE Revises September Agenda to Consider Recommendations for Corrective Action Schools  
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9-17-02
SDE Names Roz Carroll New Director of Indian Education  
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9-13-02
State Superintendent Accepts Corrective Action Plans With Conditions for 14 Schools in Seven Districts,
Notifies Cuba Schools of Possible Total Board Suspension
 
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9-13-02
Agenda for the New Mexico State Board of Education Legislative Retreat  
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9-13-02
SBE Invites Public Comment at Legislative Hearing, Will Hold Legislative Retreat in October
 
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9-11-02
State Superintendent to Announce Recommendations For Corrective Action at Friday News Conference
 
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9-10-02
SBE to Consider Additional Corrective Action Schools, Hear Update on Public School Ratings in September
 
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9-10-02
SDE Requests Proposals from Contractors on Supplemental Educational Services for Eligible Children
 
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9-9-02
Sixty-six Percent of 10th Grade Students Pass High School Competency Examination
 
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9-6-02
SBE Lowers GED Testing Age to 16 Years, Follows State Law, National Standard
 
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9-12-02
Capital Outlay Council Names 49 School Districts To Receive $104.8 Million for Buildings in 2002-2003
 
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Aug
08-30-02
New Mexico Full Day Kindergarten 2002 End of Year Report  
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08-30-02
New Mexico Full Day Kindergarten 2002 End of Year Report Booklet  
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08-30-02
New Mexico Full Day Kindergarten Report Executive Summary  
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08-30-02
SDE Announces 95% of Full-Day Kindergarten Programs Showed Students Gains Needed for First Grade
 
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08-29-02
SDE to Focus on Enhanced Learning, Students At State Learning Conference on October 11-12
 
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08-26-02
Agenda for Full-Day Kindergarten News Conference On Friday, August 30, at Noon, in Las Cruces
 
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08-29-02
SDE Special Education to Sponsor Presidential Advisor To Address Effective Reading Instruction
 
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08-27-02
Advanced Placement Programs Increase in New Mexico!  
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08-27-02
New Mexico's College-Bound Students Outperform National Peers on SAT
 
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08-26-02
SDE to Announce Statewide Kindergarten Results At Friday News Conference in Las Cruces
 
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08-23-02
State Department of Education Schedules Hearings For 2002-2003 Corrective Action Schools
 
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08-21-02
State Board of Education Approves 15 Public Schools In Eight Districts for Corrective Action in 2002-2003
 
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08-15-02
SBE Approves Comprehensive New Math Standards  
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08-21-02
New Mexico Improves Reading Performance on ACT While National Scores Remain Steady
 
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Jul
7-25-02
New Bilingual Regulation Could Become National Mode  
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7-24-02
SDE to Focus on Reading Success At Summer Professional Development Institute  
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7-18-02
KOAT, Alltel, Group One Automotive, Intel and SDE Launch Campaign to Benefit School Children  
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7-17-02
Professional Artists Join with Educators, SDE To Alter Cycle of Poverty in NM  
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7-17-02
SDE Grants $2.1 Million for School-Age Care Programs  
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7-15-02
SBE Ad Hoc Committee to Consider Testing Results  
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7-9-02
Two Additional Firms Approved For Public School Management  
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7-1-02
Advanced Placement Summer Institutes Offer New Ways to Enhance Student Learning  
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7-1-02
SBE Executive Committee to Meet on July 16 To Consider Legislative Priorities for 2003  
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Jun
6-26-02
SDE Names New Assistant Director of Professional Licensure Unit  
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6-26-02
State Board of Education Appoints Members To Council on Technology in Education  
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6-26-02
State Board of Education Appoints Members To Education Standards Commission  
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6-21-02
State Board of Education Directs State Superintendent On Potential Corrective Actions for 2002-2003  
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6-18-02
State Superintendent Announces Three Companies For Public School Management of Failing Schools  
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6-18-02
SDE to Honor Employee Service at Recognition Picnic  
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6-17-02
SDE Sets 2002-2003 Unit Value at $2,896.01  
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6-17-02
List of 'High-Improving' Schools  
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6-17-02
SDE Releases List of 'High-Improving' Schools, Including $1.843 Million in Incentive Award Funding  
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6-10-02
SBE to Consider Timelines for Corrective Action, Public School Ratings at June Meeting  
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6-07-02
SBE Announces Public Hearing on Proposed Changes To Accountability and GED Testing  
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6-05-02
SBE Announces Public Hearings on New Bilingual Regulations  
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6-04-02
New Mexico Students Win Honors At National Business Professionals Conference  
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May

5-31-02
Map of School Districts Implementing Full-Day Kindergarten Programs School Year 2002-2003  
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5-31-02
List of New Full-Day Kindergarten Implementation For The 2002-2003 School Year  
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5-31-02
SDE Approves 52 New Full-Day Kindergarten Literacy Readiness Programs for 2002-2003  
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5-24-02
District Judge Orders Approval of Bridge Academy Charter School  
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5-22-02
Accountability Committee Cancels May 23 Meeting  
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5-22-02
State Superintendent Seeks Court Intervention For Approval of Bridge Academy Charter School  
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5-14-02
Five Companies Submit Proposals, Meet RFP Deadline, for Public School Management  
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5-14-02
Education Week Heralds New Mexico's Technology Leadership  
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5-13-02
SBE to Develop Process to Evaluate State Supt.; Accountability Committee to Meet in Taos in May  
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5-10-02
SDE Releases 2000-2001 Accountability Report  
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5-09-02
SDE Releases Survey of New Mexico High School Behavior  
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5-07-02
SDE Announces New Mexico's 2002-2003 Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Winners  
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Apr
4-30-02
SDE Altering Cycle of Poverty in New Mexico Through School-Age Care Programs; Applications Sought by June 5  
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4-26-02
SBE Simplifies Licensure Reciprocity Process, Clarifies Licensure Status, Requirements for Foreign Citizens  
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4-25-02
Accountability Committee Seeks Parameters to Allow Districts To Voluntarily Suspend Schools Needing Improvement  
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4-23-02
SDE to Hold Regional Forums on 21st Century Centers  
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4-22-02
SDE to Hold Regional Forums on 21st Century Centers  
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4-19-02
Statewide Conference on Charter Schools To be Held May 2 to 3 in Albuquerque  
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4-16-02
Roswell Teacher Heidi Huckabee Named Christa McAuliffe Fellow; Receives $25,000 Fellowship  
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4-16-02
U.S. Tribes, SDE and SBE to Meet April 23-24 At Government-to-Government Meeting  
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4-15-02
SBE to Consider Corrective Action Timeline For Title I Schools Needing Improvement  
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4-05-02
U.S. Education Secretary Rod Paige to Visit Monday, New Mexicans Invited to Education Rally  
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Mar
3-21-02
Regulations on Accountability Available on Internet; SBE Adopted New Regulations in March  
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3-21-02
Nonpublic Schools Commission to Meet on April 12  
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3-13-02
Governor's Vetoes 'Fall Short of Hopes'  
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3-13-02
State Department of Education Awards $1.5 Million to Assist 34 Public Schools in Need of Improvement  
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3-13-02
New Mexico Holocaust & Intolerance Museum Provides Teacher Training on Intolerance  
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3-12-02
SDE Names New Director of Professional Licensure  
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3-01-02
SDE Announces 2001 Ratings For Gallup-McKinley County Public Schools  
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Feb
2-22-02
SBE to Consider Regulations on Accountability, Local Curriculum at February/March Meeting  
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2-18-02
SDE to Hold Public Hearing on Operational Bylaws For Educational Standards Commission  
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2-18-02
Education of the Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Task Force To Hold Second of Four Meetings in Albuquerque  
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2-07-02
'Career Technical Day,' 'Apprenticeship Day' and 'Adult Basic Education Day' to be Held Friday, February 8, at the Legislature  
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2-06-02
Agenda for News Conference on School Governance, Honoring Schools, TODAY at State Capitol  
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2-06-02
SBE News Conference Honoring Schools No Longer In School Improvement (text of news conference)  
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2-06-02
SBE Honors Four Schools for Improved Ratings, Calls for Continuation of School Governance Structure  
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2-05-02
SBE to Address Proposals on Governance, Honor Four Schools Removed from School Improvement, At News Conference on Wednesday, February 6  
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2-04-02
Education Partners Call for Critical Changes to Funding Formula, Offer Support to HB 2, General Appropriations Act  
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2-01-02
Education Partners to Hold News Conference On "Consensus Agenda" on Monday, February 4, At 1:00 p.m., in Capitol Rotunda  
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Jan
01-29-02
Indian Leaders Endorse Proposed Indian Education Act, HB28 and SB198, Pending Before Legislature
 
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01-24-02
'Charter Schools Day' to be Held Friday; Celebration Slated for State Capitol Rotunda
 

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01-24-02
SDE and Spain to Renew Memorandum of Understanding To Promote Teaching of Spanish Language and Culture
 

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01-16-02
Laura Dalton Named January "Employee of the Month"
 

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01-16-02
Los Alamos Teacher, Susan Benjamin, Named 2002 New Mexico 'Teacher of the Year'
 

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01-14-02
Bilingual Education Day to be Held At the State Capitol on January 16
 

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01-08-02
SBE to Hear Charter School Appeals in January
 

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01-07-02
Quality Counts 2002 Gives New Mexico Top Rating For Equity of Public School Financing
 

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