August 27, 2004
Agenda for Education Secretary Media Briefing
(Santa Fe, NM)— Secretary of Education Dr. Veronica C. García will announce 2004 No Child Left Behind (NCLB)/State Statute school designations at a media briefing on Monday, August 30, at noon, at the Public Education Department (PED), Mabry Hall, located at 300 Don Gaspar in Santa Fe.
School designations will be based on the New Mexico Standards-Based
Assessment/Alternate Assessments in grades 4, 8 and 11, the performance
of student subgroups (ethnicity, poverty, students with disabilities
and limited English proficiency) and 95% of students in each subgroup
in grades 4, 8 and 11 participating in state assessments. In addition,
graduation rates will impact designations for the state’s high
schools and attendance rates will impact designations for elementary
and middle schools.
Schedule for Secretary of Education Media Briefing on Monday, August 30, noon to 12:30 p.m.
|I.||2004 NCLB/State Statute School Designations (15 minutes)||DR. VERONICA C. GARCíA
SECRETARY OF EDUCATION
|II.||Media Questions and Answers
|SECRETARY DR. GARCIA,
DEPUTY SECRETARY DR. KURT STEINHAUS,
ASSISTANT SECRETARY DR. DON E. WATSON,
ASSISTANT SECRETARY GERI ROMERO-ROYBAL AND
ASSISTANT SECRETARY CHARLES HAYES
|Secretary Dr. García will be joined at the briefing
by Deputy Secretary Dr. Kurt Steinhaus, Assistant Secretary for Assessment
and Accountability Dr. Don E. Watson, Assistant Secretary for Quality
Assurance and Systems Integration Geri Romero-Roybal and Assistant Secretary
for Rural Education Charles Hayes.
The 2004 school designations will be posted on the PED’s web page at www.ped.state.nm.us following the briefing.