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Getting testy

Common Core
The myriad of politicians running for office who are opposed to Common Core seem to have all been taught the same uncritical talking point in candidate class. There’s a vague call for a new curriculum “with teacher and parent involvement.” A) Do they really think no educators were involved in the creation of Common Core? and B) Have they ever been to a PTA meeting?

One man, one vote

Hong Kong
This cartoon acts as a sort of primer for why the people of Hong Kong have taken to the streets to protest en masse. “What’s the difference between this and the way candidates are chosen by parties on Long Island,” I hear you ask? Um …