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What Would Gandhi Do?

In its infinite wisdom, the New York State Education Department has increased the length of the state ELA and math tests by 50% this year. Now three days each instead of two. They say that the increase is due to a need to field test questions for future exams based on the Common Core standards. In … Continue reading

What lessons are we?

I feel utter disappointment in government this morning. The violence; the doublespeak; the hypocrisy: when did we make it okay for government to use such tools so blatantly with so little disregard for how transparently corrupted it seems? In my privilege and complacency, I never expected to wake up to a Fahrenheit 451 re-write starring … Continue reading

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