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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Phil_0 on January 13, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Phil_0 on October 24, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
• 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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Terry S. Davis on October 26, 2012 at 7:19am — No Comments
Outside, a million people streamed through the streets in revolt. Inside, a million thoughts swirled through my head.
On May Day, 2006, protestors across the…Continue
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