Friday, March 8, 2013

Skandera pt6 (her decisions are final)

(original questions)
feb 13, 2013

1. is "education chief" an official title for ms. skandera?
2. is "Secretary-designate at the New Mexico Public Education Department" an official title for ms. skandera?
3. does ms. skandera need to be approved by the legislature or some other body to become the official education secretary for new mexico?
4. how can [Secretary-Designate of Education] overrule the state Public Education Commission?
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answers
1. Her official title is Secretary-Designate of Education.
2. Her official title is Secretary-Designate of Education.
3. 9-24-5. Secretary; appointment.
   Skandera don't need no Senate confirmation
4. 22-8B-7
   Secretary of Education is above PEC
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[local news story]
Judge sides with Skandera in panel's appeal of charter school approvals
mar 7, 2013

The order issued March 1 by District Court Judge Frank Mathew says that under state law, the decisions of the secretary are final, and “members of the PEC have no authority to question them or appeal from them.”

http://www.santafenewmexican.com/Local%20News/030813PECruling#.UTot49amg3M
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... jon barela and susana martinez are pushing public-private partnerships under the new century jobs agenda during this 2013 legislative session and hanna skandera is part of the program ...

7 demands revealed (New Century Jobs Agenda)
http://adventuresofagreenhorn.blogspot.com/2013/01/7-demands-revealed-new-century-jobs.html
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[local news article]
Skandera OKs online school despite opposition
feb 3, 2013

"New Mexico education chief Hanna Skandera, overruling the state Public Education Commission this week, will allow a new all-online charter school [New Mexico Connections Charter Academy] to open in the fall."

http://www.santafenewmexican.com/Local%20News/020213--VirtualSchools1stLd-Writethru#.URo1GR1JM3M
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... "the decisions of the secretary [designate] are final" ... the New Mexico Connections Charter Academy is in ...