All Stories Tagged 'education' (34)

Morning Fix: Black Coffee

  • Name 3 of America's top 5 cities for coffee: Seattle, Portland...Albuquerque? So say the readers of a big national travel mag (and they may not even be aware of Zendo or Michael…

Added by Phil_0 on October 20, 2014 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

Morning Fix: Diamonds


Added by Phil_0 on April 10, 2014 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: Chasing Waterfalls

  • It may be 2014, but some parts of the Navajo Reservation will soon see access to running water...for the first time ever!
  • Speaking of water, the fight between Texas and NM over the Rio Grande is heating up as the drought drags on. Here's an interesting…

Added by Phil_0 on April 8, 2014 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: So Much Wine


Added by Phil_0 on March 12, 2014 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

The 'Real World' is Not a Cross-Country Race

Hanna Skandera tells us, in a recent Albuquerque Journal guest editorial, what should have been an inspirational and heart-warming story about her glory days in track, when she trained for months for that one big cross-country race at the end.  She came in second.  It’s implied that the rest of them were ranked-and-filed as, I assume, winners and losers?

There are two…


Added by Kris Nielsen on March 9, 2014 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Morning Fix: Too Much to Ask

  • Minimum wage bill moves another step closer to a public vote in November.
  • New chief selected for APD…

Added by hettie on February 17, 2014 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: Buffalo Soldier


Added by Adelita on February 3, 2014 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

To The New Mexico Legislature


Monday, January 20th, 2014

And so to have a dream.

Dear Honorable New Mexico Legislator,

My name is Jeff Tuttle, I have been a teacher at Monte Vista Elementary for 22 years.  Last year I was awarded a Golden Apple.  I was raised in New Mexico, and went to school in the Albuquerque Public Schools.

If we keep the teacher evaluation system in tact, as faulty as it is, we could do it for free with Google Docs or email and templates.  The teacher…


Added by Jeff Tuttle on January 24, 2014 at 12:11pm — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: Been Caught Stealing


Added by Phil_0 on January 13, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Hanna Skandera’s Reforms Cause More Than 'Discomfort'

Education Secretary-Designate Hanna Skandera recently wrote an editorial to the Albuquerque Journal stating more untruths, vague ideas, and plenty of blame against those who are questioning her initiatives.  She suggests that there will be some “discomfort” during her period of reforms.  I suggest that discomfort isn’t the problem; what we’re fighting against is the…


Added by Kris Nielsen on January 8, 2014 at 10:00am — 8 Comments

Morning Fix: Mean, Median, and Mode

  • Fire guts downtown Flamenco Institute; other historical Gold Avenue buildings survive.
  • Los Alamos statisticians and rocket scientists say Public Education Dept.'s school evaluation standards is too complicated,…

Added by Phil_0 on December 19, 2013 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Morning Fix: Know Your Chicken


Added by Phil_0 on October 24, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Morning Fix: Wonderfully

  • Transfer to a bad school for big bucks? Hmmm..."disruptive" might be just the word.
  • NM is not such a great place to…

Added by Phil_0 on September 25, 2013 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Morning Fix: Twentysomething


Added by Phil_0 on August 28, 2013 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

Morning Fix: Dominoes!


Added by Phil_0 on August 27, 2013 at 7:00am — 16 Comments

Morning Fix: Cool

  • A proposed probation office in downtown is still getting a lot of attention--from people who have no idea where it's currently…

Added by hettie on August 9, 2013 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: Cruel Summer

  • Former governor Dave Cargo passed away on Friday. …

Added by hettie on July 8, 2013 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Morning Fix: Solid Potato Salad

  • Potential controversy at the university as the new president seeks better integration of the Health Sciences Center with the rest of UNM.
  • People on the…

Added by hettie on June 11, 2013 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Morning Fix - Don't Settle for a Quick Check

• Fight over virtual charter schools headed to court after state Public Education Commission votes to appeal Education Secretary's approval of two startup charters the commission had earlier denied. Commission…


Added by Black Dog on February 27, 2013 at 6:49am — 2 Comments


   Stand in a semi-circle. On cue, stomp your right foot, then clap your hands, then thrust your right hand in the air while speaking a letter of the alphabet, clap your hands again, then stomp your left foot. Then the person…


Added by Terry S. Davis on October 26, 2012 at 7:19am — No Comments

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