As New Mexico leaders make key decisions regarding New Mexico’s next assessment system, we have a fundamental question to answer: Will we maintain challenging standards and assessments and build on the progress made by our hardworking students and educators?

At this moment in the history in of our public education system, it is imperative that we keep New Mexico on the rise and our students globally competitive, and that means believing in the full potential of all students as we select an updated assessment. This is a true test of resolve for our state — to reinforce high expectations and continue progress.

Publish date: August 2019 Number of pages: 8