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Huffington Post: Diane Ravitch 8 Powerful Voices Series

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Why Are Betsy DeVos and Bill Gates Afraid of This Grandmother? Some wars are more conspicuous than others. Sunday, September 17th, two noteworthy series premiered. One, The Vietnam War by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick was aired on PBS, preceded by months of expensive promotion and anticipation. The other is a series of eight short films produced by the Network for Public Education (NPE).

Top Ten Reasons to Opt Out of the State Tests

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What are the reasons you should opt your kids out of standardized testing? Find out here!

When You Refuse The Tests

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“When You Refuse the Tests” Jeanette Deutermann spoke at PS 261 in Brooklyn in March 2015. Her presentation to a small crowd in the school auditorium that night, went on to inspire tens of thousands of parents across the country to join the Opt Out movement and refuse to participate in high-stakes standardized testing.