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2009-03-31 16:29:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Stories of Native American workers at Camp Navajo, Ariz., will be a part of the site's historical record forever. Camp Navajo Garrison Training Center and the Arizona Army National Guard (ARNG) have a richer understanding of their own history thanks to the Camp Navajo Cultural Resources Management Program oral history project. The oral history project began as an effort to mitigate range development impacts on Indian Village,...

2008-10-01 09:00:36

By Amy K. Stewart Deseret News While educators don't enjoy having their school on the "improvement list" for the federal mandate No Child Left Behind, they say it is helping them to do better. NCLB's Adequate Yearly Progress reports, announced by the Utah State Office of Education this week, revealed 15 schools on the improvement list as compared to 12 schools last year. Title 1 schools that don't pass AYP two years in a row are put on the list and subject to sanctions. A school is...

2008-07-21 18:00:27

The head of the Navajo Nation today appealed to President Bush to intervene to prevent the imminent shutdown of satellite communications for the Navajos' entire public safety network. The shutdown - affecting police, fire, medical and other emergency services for more than 250,000 Navajo spread over 27,000 square miles of territory in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah - is threatened for noon tomorrow by Princeton, NJ-based SES AMERICOM, which provides satellite communications for numerous...

2008-07-17 12:01:05

By Alysa Landry, The Daily Times, Farmington, N.M. Jul. 17--SHIPROCK -- Cultural sensitivity and a focus on academics rank high on the list of characteristics parents and staff from Central Consolidated School District want to see in the next superintendent. About 20 people, including district staff, parents and school board members, gathered Wednesday at the Shiprock Board Room to brainstorm about issues and solutions in the search for a leader. "We need someone who can...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.