2014-2015 New Mexico School Grades, “Final Exam”: Dropping Out of School

Let me start by mentioning that I absolutely detest the word “branding.”  I’m sure I’d hate it if I were a cow, but, of course, the “branding” I’m talking about here is marketing/salesspeak (ergo: worthless) for what people are supposed to think when they hear the word/phrase associated with something.  Even worse is the word “re-branding,”… Read More 2014-2015 New Mexico School Grades, “Final Exam”: Dropping Out of School

Staring at 2014-2015 New Mexico “School Grades,” #3: What Scot Did on His Winter Vacation

In the spirit, not of the Holiday but, of releasing obsessive information from my brain, below is what I found comparing the list of schools identified in a March 2015 Journal piece as having 5.00% or higher opt-outs and whether those schools were dinged a letter grade by NMPED on their recently released “School Grades.”  I’ve… Read More Staring at 2014-2015 New Mexico “School Grades,” #3: What Scot Did on His Winter Vacation