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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…

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

Martinez to Teachers: Are You Sick? Get to Work!

The Albuquerque Journal, the leadership of APS, and the Governor of New Mexico have mind-boggling problems using logic to support their claims.

In an article from February 12, the Journal states: “New Mexico’s new teacher…

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Added by Kris Nielsen on February 14, 2014 at 1:17pm — 3 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…

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

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