or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Key Votes

SB 427 - Rating System for Public Schools - Key Vote

New Mexico Key Votes

Lynda Lovejoy voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Lynda Lovejoy made in this general time period.

Stages

Family

Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Rating System for Public Schools

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (43-23) -

Title: Rating System for Public Schools

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Rating System for Public Schools

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires the Department of Education to assign a letter grade to each public school based on aspects of its students' performance.

Highlights:
  • Requires the Department of Education to annually assign a letter grade of A, B, C, D, or F based on factors including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 4):
    • Student proficiency, as measured by scores on standardized tests;
    • Growth in reading and mathematics;
    • For high schools, SAT and ACT scores; and
    • For high schools, the high school graduation rate.
  • Authorizes parents of students enrolled in schools rated F for 2 of the last 4 years to transfer the student to any public school in the state or to have the student continue schooling by means of distance learning (Sec. 4).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Rating System for Public Schools

Sponsors

  • Vernon David Asbill (NM - R) (Out Of Office)
Back to top