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Measuring Student Success During COVID

October 1, 2021 Standardized testing was so sparse in New Mexico in 2020 and 2021 that the state isn’t bothering to release last year’s testing results. COVID protocols and remote learning caused the lack of usual standardized measurements, but it’s easy to see that students have fallen way behind in reaching grade-level markers in math and reading. New Mexico’s public education budget is $3 billion. How is that money best spent to increase student achievement? The Line panelists discuss possible tactics.

Host: Gene Grant 

Line Panel: 
Dan Foley, former state representative 
Laura Sanchez, attorney 
Michael Bird, public health expert

For More Information: 

Measuring New Mexico’s pandemic learning gap hampered by lack of dataSanta Fe New Mexican 

State not releasing spring standardized test results – Albuquerque Journal  

Education retirements in New Mexico up by 40% this year – KOB-TV