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Superintendent Mike Phipps didn’t go so far as to guarantee all A’s for Artesia schools under the new statewide grading system.

But he was confident the local schools would easily grade out at an above average level.

“I think we’ll fare very well at all of our schools,” Phipps said. “All of our schools will show gains and improvements. We should grade very high once they get all the characteristics figured out.”

Phipps’ comments come a day after Gov. Susana Martinez signed a bill on Tuesday that will change the way individual school progress is tracked by assigning each school a standard letter grade of A through F. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.

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