Newspaper says PED used an imaginary system that never existed, and then marveled at the improvements.
News Date: 10 July, 2015
NEA-New Mexico filed an open records request asking the PED for documentation of PED claims that 99.8% of teachers were rated as meeting competencies under our old evaluation system. When the PED failed to comply, we filed a lawsuit in September 2014.
Several months and a $485 fine against the PED later, we now know that the supposed teacher evaluation
system that resulted in 99.8 percent of teachers being deemed "effective" was really not an evaluation
system at all. Read the Deming Headlight's great editorial on our win and the PED's lame response. .....click here for more