December 8, 2017 – Standards outlined in the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA, have caused the New Mexico Public Education Department to seek “more rigorous intervention” for four failing schools. One option is to close down those schools. Gene Grant and the Line panel ask the question: Is closing a school the right answer when test scores are low?
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima LLC
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
Eric Griego, former state senator
Sophie Martin, attorney