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Posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 7:00 pm | Updated: 11:35 am, Thu Feb 13, 2014.

The Senate Education Committee voted 5-4 Wednesday to support a constitutional amendment that would eliminate the position of education secretary in favor of forming a state board of education.

Senators voted along party lines, with the four Republicans on the committee voting against the measure. The proposal, Senate Joint Resolution 2, comes as Democrats have been harshly critical of Gov. Susana Martinez’s education secretary-designate, Hanna Skandera.

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  • Fred Stokes posted at 3:21 pm on Thu, Feb 13, 2014.

    fredstokes Posts: 93

    And we change it back the next time we get a Democratic governor. The Democrats should be embarrassed by this move.

     

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