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Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2013 9:47 am

ALBUQUERQUE — Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent Winston Brooks still has his $250,000-a-year job but he’s not getting a contract extension.

KOAT-TV reports that the school board Thursday morning decided not to extend Brooks’ contract past 2016.

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  • Jennifer Bizzarro posted at 2:44 pm on Thu, Nov 21, 2013.

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    Uh-oh! Lucky Mr. Brooks didn't send the message directly to Skandy! Because then he would be guilty of stupid, rather than a simple case of poor judgment, to wit:

    " Brooks has been credited with improving graduation rates and decreasing truancy but he recently has been the subject of less-than-favorable news coverage. Part of that centered on social-media posts in which Brooks likened the state education secretary (DESIGNATE) to farm animal. Brooks apologized."

    So here we have an educator who actually does something to help the kids in our state and has a measurable track record that no one can deny nor dispute but he hurt the DESIGNATE's feelings. What do we allow her minions to do?

    Throw the baby out with the bath water. Shame!

     
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