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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

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

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 - New Life

• Water Authority plans project to see if 30 wells closed because of high arsenic levels can be reopened.

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Added by Black Dog on March 22, 2013 at 6:46am — 6 Comments

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