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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.
“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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In response to "School choice is great!"
Answer: "Public education is crucial and much better than charters. Charter schools destroy public education."
Dollarocracy: How the money and media election complex is destroying America
By John Nichols and Robert McChesney
From the Preface:
Carter declared-as the planet's most famous election observer- that '“We have one of the worst election processes in the world right here in the United States of America, and it’s almost entirely because of the excessive influx of money."
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