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November 2007

November 28, 2007
Two New Mexico Students Recognized as Advanced Placement Scholars
(Santa Fe, NM)— Education Secretary Veronica C. García announced today that two New Mexico students have been recognized as Advanced Placement Scholars for their outstanding performance on the Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) Examinations. Cynthia E. Chen, from La Cueva High School in Albuquerque, and Jared J. Watkins, from Piedra Vista High School in Farmington, are among 104 students nationwide (full article >>>)

November 14, 2007
$25,000 Milken Educator Award goes to Hagerman, NM Teacher
HAGERMAN, NM - An unsuspecting New Mexico educator was surprised this afternoon by New Mexico Assistant Secretary of Education Dr. Patricia Parkinson with an unrestricted $25,000 Milken Educator Award at a surprise school-wide assembly
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November 16, 2007
New Mexico Education Secretaries to Address the Math and Science Advisory Council

Secretary of Education Dr. Veronica C. García and Secretary of Higher Education Dr. Reed Dasenbrock will meet with the New Mexico Math and Science Advisory Council Friday, November 16, 2007 (full article)
Math and Science Advisory Council Membership
State Funded Summer Institutes in FY08 from HB2 2007
Proposed Agenda

November 6, 2007
NMPED and Feed the Children Distribute Backpacks and Books for Homeless Students in New Mexico

November 6, 2007 - Education Secretary Veronica C. García said, “Outreach programs like Feed the Children help in our efforts to close the achievement gap for our low-income students and especially to remove barriers that prevent homeless students from coming to school.” Location and time: CNM Workforce Training Center, 5600 Eagle Rock Ave, NE, Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 10:00 a.m.

November 5, 2007
New Mexico Public Education Commission to meet on November 16

November 5, 2007 - Mabry Hall, Jerry Apodaca Education Building, 300 Don Gaspar, Santa Fe, NM beginning at 8:30 a.m.

November 1, 2007
Secretary of Education Issues Ruling on John Barber Eligibility Decision


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