Category Archives: Education

The Line: Teacher Evaluation Lawsuit

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October 9, 2015 – A hearing on teacher evaluations in Santa Fe was extended this week. A group of teachers unions, teachers and lawmakers filed a lawsuit earlier this year challenging the state’s current teacher evaluation system. Host Gene Grant and this week’s line opinion panelists discuss the case and the current tensions around student testing and teacher evaluations.

Merritt Allen, Vox Optima, LLC
Rob Nikolewski,
Laura E. Sanchez-Rivét, Sanchez Legal Solutions
Harry Van Buren, professor at the UNM Anderson School of Management

The Line: APS Superintendent Resigns, What’s Next?

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September 4, 2015 – Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent Luis Valentino resigned this week. On the next New Mexico in Focus, host Gene Grant and this week’s Line opinion panelists debate the latest news in the APS administration scandal this summer that received both local and national attention.

Dan Foley, former NM House Minority Whip
Sophie Martin, attorney and editor of
Rob Nikolewski,
Laura Sanchez-Rivet, Sanchez Legal Solutions