PED now vouching for 3 administrators

By Mercy López and Martín Salazar
Las Vegas Optic

The state Public Education Department has backtracked and is now saying two educators it previously confirmed to have deficient administrative licenses can serve as licensed public school administrators in New Mexico.

And the agency is saying that a third educator — who the Optic found to have submitted letters overstating his higher education administrative experience — qualifies for his administrative license.