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Johanna Garcia | The Uncomfortable Truth About the Tests

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Johanna Garcia speaks about the damage that ensues when you “make it about the tests.

Return on Investment: Kemala Karmen on Public Education

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Kemala Karmen’s thoughts on public education and what makes her fight for it in
The King’s Necktie

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.