Teacher Ted Pendergrass and his students take us inside the first high school in the country devoted to oil production.
by Molly Samuel,
Feb 13, 2011
Award-winning author Denise Chavez created the Border Book
Festival, and founded a Cultural Center in Mesilla, N.M., to help
heal the cultural wounds of the U.S.-Mexico border
by Susan J. Tweit,
Dec 12, 2005
Young people are eager to serve as unpaid interns on organic farms, but translating their dreams into a real, self-supporting lifestyle is proving harder.
by Dev Carey,
Oct 13, 2011
Judge Jim Redden is right to push the Bush administration
on salmon restoration, but fish may end up faring as poorly in
courtrooms as San Francisco’s schoolchildren did after
well-intentioned decisions on busing.
by John Mecklin,
Jan 22, 2007
A day in the life of the U.S.'s first high school academy devoted to oil production.
by Jeremy Miller,
Feb 13, 2011
As teacher Phil Brick travels the West with 21 of his students, he encourages them to ask difficult questions about environmental issues
by Phil Brick,
Jun 11, 2007
A rural California school builds an innovative curriculum around a nearby forest and the fire that burned it down in 2007.
by Jane Braxton Little,
Feb 15, 2011
In Preserving Western History, editor
Andrew Gulliford has put together "the first college reader to
address public history in the American West."
by Dave Phillips,
May 01, 2006
Farmworker’s Daughter: Growing Up Mexican
in America is the story of Rose Castillo
Guilbault’s childhood journey from Mexico’s Sonoran
Desert to a new life in California’s Salinas Valley
by Stephen J. Lyons,
May 15, 2006
Now that logging no longer provides enough money to
support Oregon’s libraries, Pepper Trail says it’s up
to citizens to decide to keep their state’s bookshelves
filled and accessible.
by Pepper Trail,
Apr 09, 2007