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New Mexico scraps A-F school rating system

New Mexico scraps A-F school rating system

The Associated Press
April 05, 2019 06:16 AM

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico's governor has signed a bill to replace an A-F system for rating the quality of individual public schools with a variety of measurements.

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Lujan Grisham made the widely anticipated move on Thursday to establish a "dashboard" style evaluation system and eliminate letter grades for schools.

School dashboards likely would include information on graduation rates, federal subsidies, student academic proficiency, and teacher performance.

A-F school ratings were a hallmark effort by the administration of former Republican Gov. Susana Martinez. Students at "F'' rated schools were given top priority on requests to transfer to a different school under the prior system.

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