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Jennifer Rickert, 6th grade teacher for the Ichabod Crane Central School District speaks on behalf of her students at a Board of Education meeting and strongly objects to Common Core testing. Jennifer provides heart wrenching statements together with citing moral and ethical conflict over administration of developmentally inappropriate and controversial common core tests. Parents and colleagues in her support give standing ovation on 1/20/2015. For more on the Common Core Standards, go to Truth in American Education.
Book Review: Savage Kingdom: Recommended for high school students, with a caveat, and adults.
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“If you’re to be called a communist every time you stand up for basic American rights and freedoms, what’s likely to happen? Will you be silent? And if so, is this what the House Committee on Un-American Activities is really after — a silent, submissive, un-protesting America?”
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