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Author Archives: Jon Swedien / Journal Staff Writer


SBA scores dip for state, APS

New Mexico students didn’t perform as well on this year’s Standards Based Assessment as they did in 2013, according to results released by the state Public Education Department on Thursday.

State releases school letter grades

Under the state’s A-F school grading system, 71 percent of schools maintained or improved their grades this year, according to… more »

David Branch, left, assistant principal of Armijo Elementary School, uses a hamster cut-out to recruit a school counselor, a gifted teacher and a first-grade dual language teacher during Albuquerque Public Schools' job fair Wednesday. At right is Karen Hanson. (Dean Hanson/Albuquerque Journal)

22 APS campuses get new principals

Twenty-two Albuquerque Public Schools sites will have new principals when classes begin next month, …