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Zero Sum

School district “erased” low achievers to improve data

Local News SFPS tried to make low-achieving students disappear, according to a report on student achievement data that has become the latest flash point between Superintendent Bobbie Gutierrez and the Board of Education.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 Wren Abbott

Hard Sell

Indicators: June 29

SFPS' architect for Agua Fria school construction missed the budget bus. Reputable contractors say there's not enough money to do the job.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 Wren Abbott

Board Blame

In Brief

Local News The June 7 meeting of the Santa Fe Public Schools Board of Education didn’t exactly end with the board members holding hands and singing “Kumbaya.”

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 Wren Abbott, Alex De Vore

Crisis Center

Community college may close lauded child care center

Local News In most states, a year of infant care currently costs more than a year of college.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 Wren Abbott

Spare 150k?

In Brief

Local News If the Santa Fe Resource and Opportunity Center had one of those fundraising thermometers meant to motivate donors, the mercury wouldn’t quite reach the top.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 Wren Abbott

Short Sh(r)ift

Nurse’s union, Christus at loggerheads over staffing levels

Local News Inadequate staffing levels at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center were a major factor in the National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees’ June 13 vote to authorize a strike.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 Wren Abbott

Code (Double) Talkers

Building code screwups may lead to a roll back

Local News If Gov. Susana Martinez’ administration gets its way, New Mexico could be the first state to rescind energy-efficiency advances in its building code.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 Wren Abbott


In Brief

Local News An internal Christus St Vincent Regional Medical Center memo blames a loss in funding from Santa Fe County for downsizing 14 hospital jobs.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 Wren Abbott

Demo Dilemma

School construction project evolution raises questions

Local News Santa Fe Public Schools has a hard time pointing to the reason Agua Fria Elementary School needs to be torn down. Some suspect a conflict of interest with the architect involved.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 Wren Abbott


In Brief

Local News A Department of Health attempt to expose alleged unfair hiring practices and improper handling of public funds took a hit when her complaints were dismissed.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 Wren Abbott
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