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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 […]

The Power of Education

Fresh Updates from RAC » Education   |   Jul 30, 2014 12:00 AM
When I first began kindergarten, I was very excited about school. However, in the following years, my enthusiasm dwindled as school became a routine part of life. I failed to see my school experiences as a privilege, one I obtained solely because of the location where I lived. However, if had I lived elsewhere I […]
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