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Panelists Offer “One More Thing” | The Line

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March 20, 2020 Gene Grant leads The Line opinion panelists as they each choose “One More Thing” to talk about – a segment that is usually reserved for the web but which gets the broadcast treatment this week.  

Line Panelists:
Dan Foley, former NM state representative
Eric Griego, former NM state senator
Sophie Martin, attorney 

For Further Reading: 
Lovington’s Gigi Hess makes an impression, turns a chair on ‘The Voice’ Albuquerque Journal
UNM Property Off the Table for Future Homeless Shelter Location KRQE
New Mexico Seeks Dismissal of 2018 Education Suit Albuquerque Journal 

Goodbye PARCC, Hello SAT | The Line

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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