Entries Tagged as 'Hayley Heinz'

Getting an Education of His Own

November 13th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Education, journalism, Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Albuquerque Public School Superintendent Winston Brooks got a three-day suspension from the school board for broadcasting inappropriate comments on Twitter last week, but that didn’t suspend publication of his monthly column from the Albuquerque Journal’s Education section this week. Brooks’ suspension, announced Friday, took effect Monday (Nov. 11) and ran three days, […]

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In Absence of Senate Action, Hannah Skandera Confirms Herself; Media Chooses Not to Go Along

April 30th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Education, journalism, Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Because the Senate has failed to get around to confirming her as secretary, New Mexico Public Education Secretary-designate Hannah Skandera has decided to just make it so, with the blessing of the governor. The Las Cruces Sun-News was apparently first to notice that Skandera had made herself secretary by stating as such […]

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Setting the Record Straight on Hanna Skandera

March 8th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Education, NM Legislature, Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier The Albuquerque Journal finally ran a “For the Record” Friday (March 8) correcting two mistakes that were made in its editorial of a full week before (March 1). The editorial’s topic: support for confirmation of Hanna Skandera. The correction says the editorial,  “Skandera has earned New Mexico’s support,” was wrong in saying […]

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Graduation Numbers Get Attention, But Don’t Fully Explain What’s Going on in Education

January 31st, 2013 · 2 Comments · Education

By Denise Tessier Once again, Journal education reporter Hayley Heinz has gone beyond the staged announcements she dutifully reports in the Journal to delve further into what’s going on in the state’s schools. This time, she went farther on two fronts, one of which is especially significant. First, to her credit, Heinz followed up a […]

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Blog Goes Beyond Print to Debunk Myths on Education

January 15th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Education, NM Legislature

By Denise Tessier With education reform again on the to-do lists of both the governor and state legislators, it behooves those involved to be alert for outside agendas that might influence the discussion – and any outcomes that might result during this year’s legislative session. On Jan. 9, Journal education reporter Hayley Heinz did readers […]

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