Teachers concerned about Hawthorne Elementary’s future

Education

Teachers were demonstrating at Albuquerque’s Hawthorne Elementary concerned about the schools future.

Hawthorne has been given an “F” grade since at least 2012, and this year it was listed as one of the three worst in the state. 

With the grade came the possibility of a closure.

Albuquerque Public Schools has been working on an improvement plan to keep that from happening. One plan was recently approved by the PED.

However, the school was still required to hold a school choice fair Wednesday, informing parents of their choice to transfer their kids to a higher performing school.

Many teachers feel its unfair.

Among the changes slated for Hawthrone under the improvement plan is a longer school year.

Those kids start on July 30. 

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