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Fine Point

Santa Fe Public Schools officials will meet with state education department about teacher evaluations

Local News One week after the New Mexico Public Education Department released unflattering evaluations for Santa Fe Public Schools teachers, local school officials are gearing up to share their disputes with the data with...

Thursday, August 14, 2014 Joey Peters

Deep Doo-doo

No shortage of finger-pointing in community college financial crunch

Local News Santa Fe Community College Interim President Randy Grissom explains how the college was suddenly in a $5 million budget shortfall.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 Joey Peters

Layoffs Coming To Santa Fe Community College

A $5 million shortfall at SFCC leads to job cuts, tuition hikes

Local News Roughly 2.5 percent of Santa Fe Community College's full-time workforce are getting the axe as a result of $5 million budget shortfall made public this week.

Thursday, August 7, 2014 Joey Peters

Living Wage Makes National Spotlight

Washington Post finds benefits and consequences are murky

Local News One of Santa Fe's signature progressive initiatives made the Washington Post in the tenth year of its existence, and the newspaper's analysis is ambiguous.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 Joey Peters

Young, Smart and Full of Heart

City’s low-budget internship program targets college professionals

Local News This summer, the city’s Economic Development Division is experimenting with a pilot internship program aimed at attracting younger people to Santa Fe’s professional scene.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 Joey Peters

Tank the Tests

News Briefs The union representing Santa Fe public school teachers is calling on the school district to delay a Common Core-aligned standardized test scheduled to phase in across New Mexico this year.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 Joey Peters

Wait Until Next Year

What's with the missing data in Santa Fe's teacher evaluations?

Local News By the state Public Education Department's accounts, Santa Fe teachers are performing much better than the rest of the state. 

Sunday, August 3, 2014 Joey Peters

Nonprofit Challenges Common Core-aligned Testing Contract

The contract to administer tests in 14 states could bring Pearson more than $1 billion

Local News A Washington-DC nonprofit is appealing the state's decision to award a lucrative standardized testing contract to for-profit education giant Pearson.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 Joey Peters

Reality TV, We Bow To Thee

The City of Santa Fe decided to be vulnerable and offer up to $100,000 to encourage ABC's The Bachelor to film here

Local News  The city's Convention and Visitors Bureau will offer a long-running ABC prime-time reality TV show up to $100,000 to convince the show to film an episode in Santa Fe. 

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Joey Peters

Not Cashed Yet

News Briefs Advocates for a marijuana decriminalization ballot initiative in Santa Fe came up short last week, but the drive for signatures continues.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Joey Peters
 
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