Legislator seeks new way to evaluate students

Tony Monfiletto, New Mexico Center for School Leadership director and a supporter of the joint memorial [for standardized tests], said standardized test results are valuable but limited.



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THE CHALLENGE OF CHARTER SCHOOLS: Accountability should be calibrated to the students a school serves

On Jan. 29, the Albuquerque Journal published an editorial titled: “LFC didn’t do homework on charter school report.”
It was critical of the Legislative Finance Committee’s study of charter schools because it “leaves out a lot of data.” The Journal editorial board suggested that it’s inappropriate to evaluate all schools in the same way.

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KOB 4 Eye On New Mexico: Educational opportunities for NM students

KOB Eyewitness News 4’s Erica Zucco brought the NM Center for School Leadership, Health Leadership High School and the Albuquerque Sign Language Academy leaders on the show to discuss how new educational opportunities for New Mexico students are preparing them for New Mexico’s workforce. Watch the full segment here.

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Share charter school lessons

Tom Sullivan’s recent letter to the editor is more evidence that we need to change the way we do business when it comes to public schools. It’s time to break down the distinctions between charter and traditional schools so that we can seize the innovation opportunity of charters in Albuquerque and New Mexico.

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Wanted: Entrepreneurs to fuel Albuquerque’s economy

Learning By Doing

The New Mexico Center for School Leadership is hoping to open a fourth charter school next year devoted to giving students the skills they need to be entrepreneurs. The center has already started schools focused on technology, the health professions, and architecture, engineering and construction.

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Reader View: Education decisions need to be close to home

By Tony Monfiletto,

How do we grapple with our state’s failing education system? By we, I don’t mean the policymakers or state officials. I mean, we the parents, grandparents, students, neighbors and community members. By we, I mean New Mexicans…

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