Despite rebukes by lawmakers over the past two years, Gov. Susana Martinez will once again move forward with legislation to hold back third-graders who can’t read at grade level.
“We’ll be back in full force,” Public Education Secretary-designate Hanna Skandera said Wednesday, noting that the state’s children are losing ground. Because the state lacks such a policy, she said, New Mexico children actually rank 51st in the nation.
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