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Albuquerque Teacher Federation's Bernie/Hillary Moment: Election '16

Online voting ends today for Albuquerque Teacher Federation (ATF) positions, including that of current president, Ellen Bernstein. In-person voting has been going on for a few days. 

For years,…


Added by Scot Key on May 3, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Morning Fix: Traffic Jam

  • ART heads to an up-or-down vote at City Council. And Dan Lewis is just not that into mass transit.
  • Isaac Benton, though,…

Added by Phil_0 on March 7, 2016 at 11:17am — 2 Comments

Builders and Makers: Sheryl Chard & the Sofia Center

Sheryl Chard is the Director of the Sofia Center for Professional Development at Bosque School in Albuquerque. Sheryl is an educator, thinker, innovator, facilitator, and leader deeply…


Added by Shelle VanEtten de Sanchez on October 7, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Builders and Makers: Tony Monfiletto

Tony Monfiletto is Executive Director of New Mexico Center for School Leadership. He is a father, husband, educator, visionary, thought leader, and ambitious builder of ideas and schools. He is charming, focused, intense, productive, and deeply committed to both his work, his family, and our…


Added by Shelle VanEtten de Sanchez on September 16, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

At the Urban Homestead - Herbal Medicine

Yesterday morning I was working outside and a series of little "happenings" reminded me how healing gardens are for body and soul.  That got me to thinking about the different plants Tom and I are growing for health and medicine, and I thought I would share about a few of my favorites.  Just a handful - if I included…


Added by Robin Day on June 25, 2015 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Morning Fix: Dropout


Added by Phil_0 on March 13, 2015 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

Morning Fix: The Lord Sir Cat

  • Return to Tent City: hours after eviction from their original spot, downtown tent-dwellers find a new semi-official home a few blocks away (aaand looks like they're already the source of new…

Added by Phil_0 on February 13, 2015 at 7:00am — 6 Comments

Morning Fix: Get Hip to This Timely Tip


Added by Phil_0 on November 20, 2014 at 7:00am — 8 Comments

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

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