Reedy did not shy away from her disappointment in the delay of the PED’s announcement. Having said that, she pointed out the district has presently commenced work to boost.
“We have used the summertime and this past semester focused on student accomplishment and progress of all our faculties, but with a focus on the faculties that we expected would be on the PED checklist,” Reedy explained.
These 4 faculties have 4 solutions: Reopen as a constitution school, change into a magnet school, substantially restructure the way the school operates like limiting who can teach there, or shut. Those faculties should make a selection about what to do by Jan. 9. PED referred to this as “extra rigorous intervention.”
“We have had so a great deal expertise with labeling and closing and threatening faculties and the overall neighborhood. What we’ve uncovered from expertise, is none of that performs. The accomplishment gap is dependent on the option gap,” explained Ellen Bernstein, president of the Albuquerque Teacher Federation.
State Rep. Andres Romero, D-Albuquerque. Romero grew up in the Los Padillas neighborhood, attended Los Padillas Elementary, and has loved ones ties to the school. He explained looking at the school closure would be upsetting for himself and the overall neighborhood.
“I’m deeply saddened and deeply let down that the General public Education and learning Section would get the most punitive steps to these faculties, as a substitute of offering assistance and plenty of neighborhood assistance,” he explained.