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The Line: Grading New Mexico Teacher Prep Programs

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December 14, 2018 – There has been a lot of attention in recent years about the state’s teacher evaluation system. And, Governor-Elect Michelle Lujan Grisham has already promised to get rid of the current process. But it’s not just the teacher evaluations that are controversial. New Mexico’s Department of Education has also instituted a grading system for teacher training programs at the state’s colleges. Host Gene Grant and the Line panelists discuss the latest results and how the system might be changed or adapted moving forward.  

Line Panelists:
Jeffrey Candelaria, Konnection Now & host on KKOB
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP
Giovanna Rossi, president, Collective Action Strategies; host, The Well Woman Show (KUNM)

For Further Reading:
New Mexico colleges receive B’s, C’s for teacher prep programs – Santa Fe New Mexican
PED releases teacher prep program grades  – Albuquerque Journal

The Line: UNM Regents Asked To Redo Meeting

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August 10, 2018 – The Attorney General’s office issued a letter this week that called for the UNM Board of Regents to hold another meeting to vote on sports cuts. Multiple complaints were filed about the July meeting alleging it violated the state Open Meetings Act (OMA). Where might we go from here?

Host Gene Grant and this week’s Line opinion panelists react to the latest development in this ongoing story. 

Previous coverage of UNM Athletics:

The Line: Accountability And UNM Athletics

The Line: Report Shows UNM Athletics Favors Males Over Females

Line Panelists:
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Sophie Martin, attorney
Zackary Quintero, UNM law student
Diane Snyder, former state senator