According to press reports, it looks like Rio Rancho Public Schools has become the big bully of Rio Rancho for opposing the AIMS charter school attempting to locate at UNM West.
Rio West Opinion
Oh, the AIMS issue again!
Q: I’m putting my house on the market and there were some repairs and things that needed to be done before we could take pictures.
Q: Mom wants to dig up and rearrange the big bed of iris she has in the backyard.
In the July 5 Rio West section of the Albuquerque Journal, (a news story) stated that “Four Rio Rancho school district directors are getting pay raises of between 6.1 and 10.5 percent, rather than the 3 percent most other employees are getting.”
Two guest editorials on July 5 accuse the Rio Rancho school district of being afraid of competition from a charter school.
Often, the weather in New Mexico is a boring topic.
I have been a serious observer of Rio Rancho politics since 2006 when the political machine then in power attempted to impose SAD (Special Assessment District) 7 on several hundreds of residents in Unit 17.
A charity event coming to Rio Rancho and serving central New Mexico will help many people smile again, literally.
Q: My neighbor suggests that I “paint” the trunk of the new apricot tree I just planted.
Advice is plentiful, often unwanted and, as the old cliché goes, worth what you pay for it.
Instead of embracing progressive education in Rio Rancho, Rio Rancho Public Schools has shown they will challenge any organization that wishes to offer advanced educational opportunities to Rio Rancho children.