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A student hops the fence as students gathered at West Mesa High School football field Tuesday during a walkout protest of New Mexico's new standardized test. During a second day of protests over the test, students from Rio Grande High School, Atrisco Heritage Academy and South Valley Academy trekked to West Mesa. Albuquerque Public Schools officials said students will face the possibility of suspension if they walk out again. (Jim Thompson/Albuquerque Journal)

Walkout over PARCC testing

Hundreds of APS high schoolers protest new standardized test for second day

ROTH: Presented recommendations (Dean Hanson/Albuquerque Journal)

UNM looks to trim deficit

Benefits proposal could be higher tuition, program cuts


How to handle a child’s lying

Q: My son’s fifth-grade teacher says he’s been lying to me about school. I’m devastated! He’s always …

Gov. Susana Martinez and Education Secretary Hanna Skandera are committed to the Common Core State Standards, even as it is challenged in other states around the country.

NM leaders support Common Core

State leaders in New Mexico remain firmly committed to the Common Core standards initiative.< …

Lincoln Elementary School teacher Lauren Devery talks about complex text and textual evidence in a story, and how to correctly write a “10 minute short response” during a reading and writing class last month in Schenectady, N.Y.

Common Core questioned

The Common Core State Standards were envisioned as a way to measure most of the nation’s students ag …

Andrea Vigil talks to students about teen dating violence during health class at Farmington High School.

Students learn violence prevention

FARMINGTON – Being able to identify the signs and traits of domestic violence is important f …

Students from Rio Grande High School walked out in protest over the PARCC test on Monday. (Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal)

PARCC protests hit APS

Up to 1,000 students from multiple schools in Albuquerque area take to the streets

All about PARCC

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