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“I feel like I kept walking away from a build site or from a long ride rejuvenated in my belief that people are inherently, deeply, amazingly good.”

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"Be Careful Brethren" - A Message About Education from Martin Luther King Jr.

The Purpose of Education,” written by Martin Luther King, Jr., was first published in the February 1947 edition of the Morehouse College Student Newspaper. 463 more words


High Stakes Testing and the Black Community: Just Say NO!

Please watch and share this video of Jamaal Bowman, principal of CASA Middle School in the Bronx, talking about the deleterious effects of testing on our children. 178 more words


Please Sign This UOO Petition

Poetic Justice supports United Opt Out and their petition drive to stop the Senate from passing the very flawed ESEA law. Here is what United Opt Out has written in their petition to the US Senate. 324 more words


An open letter to the parents of America #StopESEA

Dear parents,

A few of us Education Activists have been yelling for the past couple years about Common Core.

On Tuesday Congress is going to vote on an Education Bill, the… 249 more words

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The Fear Factor - & its antidote

The Fear Factor

is so real —-

it is like teachers are suffering from anxiety, PTSD, Battered Wife Syndrome, and Stockholm Syndrome all at the same time. 61 more words