Blog: January 2014

What These 9th Graders Know That You May Not

By Jessica Collins – It was my fifth year back at this particular Albuquerque charter school. I entered the comfort of the familiar portable classroom to set up for my full teaching day. It was still painted a bright, yet soft, turquoise, a sort of institutional-meets-preschool-art color. The teacher for that classroom has never had time to paint over it.

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The End of Net Neutrality

The Verizon v. FCC decision this week was a great disappointment to Media Literacy Project and everyone in our media justice family. The decision overturned most of the FCC’s Open Internet Order from 2010 and questions the FCC’s right to regulate the internet.

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We Love Our Volunteers!

By Jessica Collins -- It was a cool December evening in Albuquerque as I entered the Skidmore’s Holiday Bowl with its classic décor of vintage plastic chairs, shiny floors, and vending machines filled with socks. It smelled of pizza and maybe sweaty feet, and I could hear the rumbling sounds of pins slamming at the end of lanes.

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