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Education is a primary – indeed, primal – requisite of any society… much less a complex and contemporary one.

Therefore it is curious that such controversy has erupted in the last few decades over such a fundamental of modern social organization.

GMCR considers the advancement of effective education – meaning an increase in the numbers of people with access to and the circumstances to take advantage of educational resources – as a fundamental individual human right as well as a requisite of a just society and essential pre-condition for a productive and sustainable economy.

However, education is much more than that. It is the inspiration, fount of knowledge and constant beacon that attracts and encourages human creativity. Absent that, increase in knowledge and wisdom ceases and all humanity suffers.

GMCR’s vision for locally produced, community focused programming includes education and related issues. Thus we will track, record and present school and public meetings and other programs related to education in Southwest New Mexico.

Silver Consolidated Schools

Silver Consolidated Schools / 26 May 2016 / Streib Buyout

Welcome to our special coverage of the Silver Consolidated Schools Special Board Meeting of Thursday 26 May 2016. The last few weeks have produced a dizzying sequence of unexpected - and seemingly explainable - events culminating with the dispatch of Lon Streib as Superintendent under a $60,000 contract buyout agreement and the appointment of John Carter as the Acting Superintendent.  The agenda is available from the SCS website. Many questions […]

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Silver Consolidated Schools / 15 December 2015

Welcome to our special coverage of the Silver Consolidated Schools Board Meeting on Tuesday 15 December 2015. The matter of the display of large Confederate flags on the vehicles of students - parked immediately adjacent to Cliff High School - that was addressed in last month's meeting was met not just with stony silence by the majority of the SCS board, but by a challenge from board member Tony Egan […]

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Silver Consolidated Schools / Board Meeting – 17 November 2015

Welcome to our special coverage of the Silver Consolidated Schools Board Meeting. at Cliff High School on Tuesday 17 November 2015.In recent weeks, these pickup trucks, and by some accounts a third truck, displaying large Confederate battle flags along with American flags have been seen in the Cliff / Gila area and, more disturbingly, parked immediately adjacent to Cliff High School on the County Fair Grounds property. A discussion with […]

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Silver Consolidated Schools / Board Meeting – 17 February 2015

Welcome to our special coverage of the Silver Consolidated Schools Board Meeting. In the election of February 3rd, the challengers for the two contested seats won by large margins but the underlying issues which drove voters to the polls in an unusually high turnout remain unresolved. With the exception of approximately 10 seconds when the board returned from their executive session during the "work session," both the work session and […]

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