Put Down That Doughnut, NM Teacher!

An all-around gut-punch story from Martin Salazar at the Journal this morning on probable increases and decreases in NM public school employee health insurance. Increases:  Everything involving teachers paying money Decreases:  Everything involving receiving actual health services Your basic win/win for Satan here.  The best line in a story full of horrible bottom lines: The… Read More Put Down That Doughnut, NM Teacher!

NM Teacher Pay Chapter III: Worthless Certification

” (Jonathan) Keiler’s drama unfolded in a way familiar to schoolteachers and other employees of large, easily distracted public agencies. He was told he needed to apply for an Advanced Professional Certificate, something required of 10-year teachers whose only discernible purpose, according to Keiler, is “to keep headquarters people employed.” He sent in his paperwork.… Read More NM Teacher Pay Chapter III: Worthless Certification