Teacher Evaluation System Changes Receive Mixed Reviews


Teacher Evaluation System Changes Receive Mixed Reviews By: Tarin Nix Secretary of Public Education Hanna Skandera announced Tuesday, Aug. 4 changes to the teacher evaluation system that would drop testing scores for some teacher evaluations.  Although there are some changes, Skandera notes that our evaluation system will continue to rely heavily on students’ standardized test scores and […]

School Board Questions Living Wage Increase


School Board Questions Living Wage Increase By: Tarin Nix Española School Board members are holding firm on July 15 decision to increase all staff, permanent and substitutes, to at least 10 dollars an hour but Superintendent Bobbie Gutierrez is concerned about the “unintended consequences” happening with some of the lowest paid district staff. Since 2014, […]