2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 22 - Public Schools
Article 2C - Assessment and Accountability
Section 22-2C-3 - Academic content and performance standards; department powers and duties.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 22-2C-3 (2017)

22-2C-3. Academic content and performance standards; department powers and duties.

A. The department shall adopt academic content and performance standards for grades one through twelve in the following areas:

(1) mathematics;

(2) reading and language arts;

(3) science; and

(4) social studies.

B. The department may adopt content and performance standards in other subject areas.

C. Academic content and performance standards shall be sufficiently academically challenging to meet or exceed any applicable federal requirements.

D. The department shall measure the performance of every public school in New Mexico.

History: 1978 Comp., 22-2A-3, enacted by Laws 2003, ch. 153, 12; 2015, ch. 58, 5.

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