After 20 years in the NM State Senate Michael Sanchez claims he is:"Building a Stronger Future for our Children"
yet, last years School Based Assessment results show that out of all 25,000 3rd graders, over 47% were not proficient in reading and over 22% weren't even close. Virtually all were passed on to the 4th grade.
New Mexico ranks 49th out of 51 states in 4th grade reading proficiency.
When the Legislature tried to ensure all 3rd graders are eligible to read before being passed along to the next grade.
Michael Sanchez said "NO".
-But David Chavez voted to end social promotion.
Belen & Los Lunas High school graduation rate is at 69% with Infinity High school 24% and Century High at a extremely low 10%!
It's Time to Reform Education.
Lets Put Our Children on the Road to Success.