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Standardized Testing

My views on standardized testing have changed. At first, I didn’t think much of it. Then I saw it as a kind of a necessary evil. 332 more words

Social Justice

Junk mail

One item which I think many households in Singapore are receiving too many of nowadays are advertising leaflets in the mailbox.

Well, from a marketing and advertising standpoint, the outreach is wide. 396 more words


NYSAPE Speaks Out on the Election and Our Public Schools

NYSAPE (New York State Allies for Public Education) is the coalition of 50 organizations of parents and educators who have twice led successful opt outs from state testing, with more than 200,000 students refusing the tests for the past two years. 1,005 more words

Charter Schools

New York: Parent Opt-Out Leaders Target Legislators Who Oppose Public Education in their Own Districts

The parent leaders of New York state’s powerful Opt Out movement are taking the next step in their campaign to protect their children and their schools: … 456 more words

Charter Schools

Sources: Mr. Met To Opt Out

With the New York Mets already bracing themselves for the potential opt out of Yoenis Cespedes, sources are now indicating that team mascot Mr. Met will also opt out of his current contract with the club. 386 more words

How to Scale Back During the Holidays

Some might say I go too far. When compared to the average consumer, I may seen downright nutty. But I believe that decades ago—before mass consumer culture kicked in—I would have seemed fairly normal. 1,186 more words

Zero Waste