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Lost Arts – The Teacher Project

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So many people I know have a story about a teacher who changed their life. For me it was Eileen Daniel Riddle and James Gilchrist. On an afternoon in Agoura Hills, Calif. a group of us got together with these …

The Other PARCC

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The PARCC Tests were once one of the most widely used standardized tests in the country. But parents began to examine the tests, the costs, and the damage they caused. Parents called for a rapid change of the plan.

Parents Message to Bill De Blasio

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The advocacy group Parent Voices NY wanted to make a plea to Bill DeBlasio, the mayor elect, to appoint a Schools Chancellor who would represent the interests of parents, teachers and kids.

When You Refuse

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When You Refuse features a presentation by Long Island Opt Out/NYSAPE Founder, Jeanette Deutermann.  Long Island is the epicenter of the Opt Out Movement.  Jeanette has inspired tens of thousands of parents to push back against the testing.

Message from Diane Ravitch about Opt Out

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The Network for Public Education is calling for a national Opt Out of high stakes standardized testing. The movement is inspiring thousands of parents nationwide to fight for their public schools and the education their children deserve.

Top Ten Reasons to Opt Out of The State Tests

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A waste of money and a waste of time, the tests narrow the curriculum, stress our kids and produce no value for teachers, schools, parents or kids. The tests are promoted by politicians because they’re beneficial to the corporate bottom …