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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

Former Secretary of Education Karen Trujillo

1304 Line Trujillo

August 2, 2019 – NMiF airs a portion of KRWG-TV Director of Content Fred Martino’s interview with ousted secretary Karen Trujillo. The two talk about Trujillo’s vision for education reform and the timeline in which she hoped – and now the Lujan Grisham administration hopes – to achieve significant change in New Mexico’s public schools.

Guest:
Karen Trujillo, Former New Mexico Secretary of Education

Full Interview:

Newsmakers 1120 – Dr. Karen TrujilloKRWG