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This School Year Not Another Shooting

Fresh Updates from RAC » Education   |   Sep 10, 2014 12:00 AM
The beginning of the school year for me has always been filled with the comfort of the early September winds and the coming High Holy Days. With the first day of classes brings with it new teachers, classrooms, and friends. Dipping apples in honey, smelling the musty reticence of the shofar, and walking along the […]

Toxic Testing in the Class Room

Fresh Updates from RAC » Education   |   Aug 22, 2014 12:00 AM
“Whatever valuable information testing mandates provided have been completely overshadowed by the enormous collateral damage inflicted on too many students. Our schools have been reduced to mere test prep factories and we are too-often ignoring student learning and opportunity in America.”- NEA President Dennis Van Roekel The National Education Association recently hosted the Annual Meeting […]

Let’s Move into a Healthier America  

Fresh Updates from RAC » Education   |   Aug 20, 2014 12:00 AM
As someone who has traveled a good amount, I can’t say I’m always proud of some of the American stereotypes that are out there, worst of all – that Americans are overweight. This is more than a stereotype nowadays when one in three children in the United States is either overweight or obese. In order […]
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