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Why the Movement to Opt Out of Common Core Tests is a Big Deal



John Dewey, the great advocate for the American public school, understood the supreme importance of its mission - "Democracy has to be born anew every generation, and education is its midwife." The effect of elite-driven education reforms is to induce a miscarriage of that birth. This is why we fight.


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The artist focuses on the ephemerality of his subject. “It’s there for a brief moment and the clouds fall apart,” he says. Since clouds are something that people tend to have strong connections to, there are a lot of preconceived notions and emotions tied to them. For him though, his work presents “a transitory moment of presence in a distinct location.” ---end quote