By Ben Moffett
You can’t find Laborcita, that wide-spot in the road between the metropolises of Luis Lopez and San Antonio, in that fine book, The Place Names of New Mexico, anymore — at least I can’t find in my revised edition, by Robert Julyan, published by UNM Press in 1998.
The New Mexico Public Education Department released the Adequate Yearly Progress rankings for 831 public schools on Friday. The AYP rankings reveal that nearly 87 percent of New Mexico’s schools are not making adequate progress under the federal No Child left Behind Act. When it comes to student proficiency, only 42 percent of New Mexico students perform at grade level in Math and Science and only 50 percent are proficient in Reading.
The following items were taken from reports at the Socorro County Sheriff’s Department.
A man on Frontage Road reported at 11:30 a.m. that he found the license plate from his 2010 Dodge was missing. He did not know if it had been taken off or if it was lost.