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The Dirt: Stop Kvetching and Do

Top 5 ways you can help your environment

Opinion For two years, I’ve been lucky enough to write this column about environmental issues for SFR each month. Now, the time has come to embrace other projects and make way for new voices. Thanks, reader

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Laura Paskus

Choosing Love

The intersection of science and wonder can save species

Opinion This summer, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature announced that the western black rhinoceros was officially extinct. The subspecies of African rhino had last been spotted in 2006.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 Laura Paskus

Preferring Not To

Melville and the teacher’s dilemma

Opinion Bartleby is a gray-eyed law clerk who shows up in Herman Melville’s short fiction in the 1850s. When he’s first hired, Bartleby does his copying work with great efficiency. But then one day, on being asked ...

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Seth Biderman

Power and the Press

Public servants shouldn’t get to hand out interviews like prizes

Opinion Behind the curtain of almost every news story is a secret dance. In the process of understanding an issue, reporters must find people willing to talk; it’s those people whose voices and perspectives bring the...

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 Laura Paskus

The Dance

The child and the curriculum

Opinion It was around this time of year in 2008 that a young man named Julian Martinez enrolled at Monte del Sol Charter School, where I was then dean of students...

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 Seth Biderman

Mr. Sunshine

This is why we drink on airplanes

Opinion When I’m not traveling with children, I’m pretty easygoing. I don’t get stressed about delayed flights due to inclement weather in Denver...

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 Rob Wilder

Buckets of Rain

Last week’s historic storm could jumpstart planning

Opinion When the wind and rain started Friday night, my daughter and I were out eating pizza. We watched through floor-to-ceiling windows as wind bent the trees...

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 Laura Paskus

In the Flow

Rethinking NM’s teacher evaluation plan

Opinion Citing our children’s continued inability to choose the right bubbles on multiple choice tests, Gov. Susana Martinez...

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 Seth Biderman

Muddy Hymnal

New Mexico’s drying rivers herald a changing world

Opinion Once again, the Rio Grande south of Albuquerque has dried.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Laura Paskus

Sit and Deliver

Finding the Escalante within

Opinion Happy to report I’m feeling something I haven’t felt in a long time, when it comes to public schools: hope.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Seth Biderman
 
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