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Goodbye PARCC, Hello SAT | The Line

1317 Line Bye PARCC Hello SAT

October 25, 2019 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel debate the New Mexico Public Education Department’s choice of the SAT college entrance exam to replace the PARCC test as the benchmark for juniors in the state’s public high schools. The Line panelists also discuss how best to align testing with Common Core standards and 21st century skills.

Line Panelists:
Martha Burk, political psychologist and women’s issues expert
Sophie Martin, attorney
Cathryn McGill, NM Black Leadership Council
Diane Snyder, former state senator

For Further Reading:

SAT Chosen as NM’s Official AssessmentAlbuquerque Journal

Education Dept. to Use SAT as High School AssessmentSanta Fe New Mexican

New Mexico Adopts SAT as Requirement for High School JuniorsAssociated Press

Education Secretary-Designate Ryan Stewart Announces SAT As New Mexico’s Official High School AssessmentLos Alamos Daily Post

SAT ‘Adversity Score’ Is Abandoned in Wake of CriticismThe New York Times

Educating America: The Big Business of the SATCNN

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham on Public Education in New Mexico

1307 Michelle Lujan Grisham

August 16, 2019 – Senior producer Matt Grubs sits down for an in-depth conversation with Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham about her ambitious goal of raising New Mexico’s public education system to be a model for the country. Less than a month after firing her education secretary, the governor picked Ryan Stewart to lead the Public Education Department.

Guest:
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, (D) New Mexico

For Further Viewing:

Gov. Lujan Grisham talks about the rollout of K-5 Plus and how to evaluate the program