News in Brief
Hanna Skandera, New Mexico's secretary of education stepped down this week after seven years on the job, during which she tried to change an education system in one of the nation's poorest states amid constant criticism from Democrats and teachers' unions.
She previously worked in the Florida education department and in the California education secretary's office. And she served as deputy chief of staff and senior policy adviser to U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings.
Vol. 36, Issue 36, Page 5Published in Print: June 21, 2017, as Transition