In conjunction with the New Mexico Center for School Leadership, Padilla is advocating for an “alternative assessment model” that goes beyond standardized test scores.
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.
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.
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.
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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