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New Mexico Public Education Department Announces Continued Improvements for Statewide Student Assessment

News Release For Immediate Release: August 14, 2018 New Mexico Public Education Department Announces Continued Improvements for Statewide Student Assessment Fifteen more instructional days on the calendar; districts, schools, and educators will receive their student achievement data earlier than ever before Santa Fe, N.M. – Today, Secretary of Education Christopher Ruszkowski announced continued i [...]

2018-08-14T15:41:36+00:00 August 14th, 2018|

New Mexico Public Education Department Welcomes 172 More Teachers Into Teachers Pursuing Excellence (TPE)

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: August 8th, 2018 New Mexico Public Education Department Welcomes 172 More Teachers Into Teachers Pursuing Excellence (TPE) Governor Martinez’s initiative now includes over 1000 participating teachers in the proven school turnaround program; Another targeted investment with strong track record of supporting educator development and student success   Santa Fe [...]

2018-08-08T15:14:14+00:00 August 8th, 2018|

New Mexico Public Education Department Awards $20M in Targeted Literacy Grant Funding to Districts & Charter Schools Across the State

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: August 7th, 2018  New Mexico Public Education Department Awards $20M in Targeted Literacy Grant Funding to Districts & Charter Schools Across the State Santa Fe- Today, Education Secretary Christopher Ruszkowski announced that eleven New Mexico school districts and charter schools have been awarded a total of $20 million in targeted grant funds over the next [...]

2018-08-07T11:47:08+00:00 August 7th, 2018|

The Governing Council of the Student Athlete Headquarters Academy (SAHQ Academy) Relinquishes Charter and Ceases Operation of School

The Governing Council of the Student Athlete Headquarters Academy (SAHQ Academy) Relinquishes Charter and Ceases Operation of School Albuquerque – On July 27, 2018, the Governing Council of SAHQ Academy held a special meeting in which they voted to relinquish the school’s charter and cease the operations of the public charter school. The New Mexico Public Education Commission (PEC) was notified of [...]

2018-08-02T13:36:56+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|

Higher Education Department Announces New Advanced Placement Policy

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: July 30th, 2018 Higher Education Department Announces New Advanced Placement Policy Policy Will Help New Mexico High School Students Earn College Credits before Graduation and Save Money on College Albuquerque, NM - Today, the New Mexico Higher Education Department announced a new policy to facilitate more affordable, on-time completion of undergraduate degrees [...]

2018-07-30T11:28:17+00:00 July 30th, 2018|

Education and Community Leaders Join Governor Martinez to Announce Unprecedented Increases in Statewide Student Achievement Results

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 12, 2018 Contact: Ben Cloutier 505-819-1404 Education and Community Leaders Join Governor Martinez to Announce Unprecedented Increases in Statewide Student Achievement Results Albuquerque, NM – Today, Governor Susana Martinez was joined by school and community leaders to announce that nearly 25,000 more students are reading and doing math on grade level since the PARCC a [...]

2018-07-13T09:46:04+00:00 July 13th, 2018|

The New Mexico Public Education Department Announces Release of the State’s First-Ever Educator Preparation Program Scorecards

News Release For Immediate Release: June 19, 2018 The New Mexico Public Education Department Announces Release of the State’s First-Ever Educator Preparation Program Scorecards Albuquerque, NM – Today, Education Secretary Christopher Ruszkowski announced the release of the state’s first-ever Educator Preparation Program Scorecards to an audience of more than 1,300 New Mexico teachers from across t [...]

2018-06-20T09:45:00+00:00 June 20th, 2018|

NMPED Announces State’s First Ever Troops to Teachers Initiative

News Release For Immediate Release: June 5, 2018 NMPED Announces State’s First Ever Troops to Teachers Initiative  Santa Fe- New Mexico Education Secretary Christopher Ruszkowski announced the state’s first-ever participation in Troops to Teachers (TTT) – a national initiative dedicated to helping transition military service members and veterans into careers as teachers. It will also help with the [...]

2018-06-20T08:32:05+00:00 June 20th, 2018|

NM Public Education Department Welcomes 50 Additional School Leaders Into Principals Pursuing Excellence

News Release For Immediate Release: May 24, 2018 NM Public Education Department Welcomes 50 Additional School Leaders Into Principals Pursuing Excellence Governor Martinez’ initiative spans 200 participating school leaders; PPE has strong track record of improving student achievement  Santa Fe, N.M. – Today, Secretary of Education Christopher Ruszkowski announced the selection of 50 New Mexico sch [...]

2018-05-24T13:19:21+00:00 May 24th, 2018|

Governor Susana Martinez Announces Record High Investment in Pre-K

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2018 Contact: Ben Cloutier (505) 819-1404 Benjamin.Cloutier@state.nm.us Governor Susana Martinez Announces Record High Investment in Pre-K 11 school districts will have Pre-K for the first time ever Bernalillo, NM – Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced a record high investment of $33.6 million in Pre-K programs across New Mexico – that’s five times the amount it [...]

2018-05-10T11:41:32+00:00 May 10th, 2018|

Governor Martinez Announces the 2018 New Mexico True Summer Reading Challenge

For Immediate Release May 9, 2018 Contact: Ben Cloutier (505) 819-1404 Benjamin.Cloutier@state.nm.us Governor Martinez Announces the 2018 New Mexico True Summer Reading Challenge Albuquerque, NM – Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced the launch of the 2018 New Mexico True Summer Reading Challenge – which is now in its sixth year. Governor Martinez made the announcement at the South Broadway L [...]

2018-05-10T08:45:27+00:00 May 10th, 2018|

New Mexico Public Education Department Announces New $1 Million Teacher-Recruitment Investment

NEWS RELEASE New Mexico Public Education Department Announces New $1 Million Teacher-Recruitment Investment NMPED is also announcing a new partnership with the National Indian Education Association (NIEA) that will focus on recruiting teachers to New Mexico’s Native-serving schools Santa Fe – Today, Education Secretary Christopher Ruszkowski announced a $1 million investment in teacher recruitment [...]

2018-04-30T16:18:43+00:00 April 30th, 2018|

Governor Martinez announces historically struggling schools to receive an additional $15M as part of the State’s Plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act

News Release Governor Martinez announces historically struggling schools to receive an additional $15M as part of the State’s Plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act SANTA FE, NM – Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced an additional $15 million support package will be distributed to some of the state’s most struggling schools over the next three years.  This effort builds on Governor Martine [...]

2018-04-25T16:02:42+00:00 April 25th, 2018|

NMPED Announces New Computer Science Coursework and the Opportunity for High School Students to Utilize Computer Science Courses to Graduate

News Release New Mexico Public Education Department Announces New Computer Science Coursework and the Opportunity for High School Students to Utilize Computer Science Courses to Graduate Los Alamos – Today, Education Secretary Christopher Ruszkowski announced the development of new coursework and new ways for students to utilize computer science courses to count toward high school graduation requi [...]

2018-04-24T15:19:42+00:00 April 24th, 2018|

NM Public Education Department Invites Ten High Schools to Join First-Ever High School Redesign Network

NEWS RELEASE NM Public Education Department Invites Ten High Schools From Across the State to Join First-Ever High School Redesign Network The new network is part of the state’s $40M+ investment in school turnaround under the Every Student Succeeds Act Santa Fe, NM – Today, Education Secretary Christopher Ruszkowski announced ten New Mexico high schools have been invited to participate in the inau [...]

2018-04-19T16:24:09+00:00 April 19th, 2018|