Our View: 2011 Legislature: The good, bad and the ugly

Gov. Susana Martinez did her best to put a positive spin on her first legislative session, saying that she was grateful to be able to make good on some of her campaign promises. Full Story
Michael L Hays

Las Cruces, NM

#1 Mar 22, 2011
"Bills to give letter grades to schools and trim incentives to filmmakers can also be counted as successes for the governor."

But is the bill to give letter grades to schools--remember: you once reported it as giving letter grades to students!--good for anyone else?

Carlsbad, NM

#2 Mar 24, 2011
I'm still trying to wrap my mind around "Social Promotion" I don't understand just moving children right on up when they are totally unprepared for the next grade. I think it really causes them to become uninterested in school and drop out.
Something needs to be done.

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