January, 2013

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Literacy, Poverty, and Children

Nicholas Kristof, a columnist in the New York Times, writes about our society’s need to defeat poverty as a means to achieve equality of opportunity. He cites a new book, “Giving Our Children a Fighting Chance,” by Susan Neuman and Donna Celano. “Neuman and Celano focus on two Philadelphia neighborhoods in Philadelphia.Read the Rest…


The Story of Poems2

The Creation of Poems² By Joseph W. Wade, Jr. Artist/Proprietor of JW Art Gallery, Hurley, NM When I first came to Grant County, I became acquainted with Mrs. Dorothy McCray at her gallery, Atelier 108 in Silver City. Mrs. McCray later encouraged her friend Elvira Godfrey to offer her penRead the Rest…


2013 Aldo Leopold Writing Contest

The 2013 Aldo Leopold Writing Contest for New Mexico students grades 6-12 will focus on the topic, “Why is it important to know where your food and energy comes from?” The Bosque School and the Aldo Leopold Centennial Celebration are co-sponsoring the contest. See their announcement here. View and downloadRead the Rest…


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