Standing up to standardized tests: Hundreds of students walk out

High schools throughout out New Mexico saw a massive walkout from students to welcome in the first day of testing under the state’s new standardized test and more walk-outs are expected in schools over the PARCC test Tuesday.

As promised, high school students in Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Las Cruces, Carlsbad, Hot Springs and other cities protested the new “PARCC” test by walking out as classes began Monday morning. In Albuquerque, the protests continued throughout the day with one of the largest drawing several hundred at a west side high school.

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Floris White Bull, Lakota, confronted a store clerk over selling fake warbonnets and racist t-shirts in Albuquerque, where the American Indian Higher Education Consortium Conference was held this year. Thanks to complaints by her and others, the shirts have been removed. The headdress is still available, however.

A 5 Step Guide To A Communism Themed Prom

A 5 Step Guide To A Communism Themed Prom

Students at the Cottonwood Classical Prepatory School in Albuquerque have apparently decided to make their theme for prom this year “Communism”.

In light of that I have decided to offer my services as a consultant so that they can get their theme as true to life as possible.

Here’s my top 5 elements that this school’s prom committee needs to really bring Communism to life for their fellow…

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