Board Votes To Shut New Mexico Virtual Academy

… … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … FARMINGTON — The Farmington institution board voted today to reject reauthorizing the charter for New Mexico Virtual Academy and opted to shut the institution at the end of the institutionacademic year due to reduced student performance.The decision comes a day after New Mexico LawyerAttorney general Hector Balderas sent out a letter to the Farmington Municipal

School Area Board of Education and learning stating his office is examining the firm that provides educational program and educational services for the on the internet charter school.New Mexico Virtual Academy opened up in August 2012 after the Farmington institution board accepted its charter application in September 2011.

It has a registration cap of 500 trainees in sixth via 12th grade.In June, the academy’s Governing Council approved an upgraded academic items and also services contract with K12 Inc., a for-profit firm