"What many people do not know is that the use of standardized tests has its origins in the Eugenics movement, where basic tenets assert that certain races are inferior to others biologically and intellectually. "
Karen Lewis, President of the Chicago Teachers Union
A MUST read by Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis. Standardized testing isn’t about improving education, it’s a way for the system to sort out which kids are meant to succeed and which are destined failure.
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Truly any occasion? I don’t know you should test it out. I love decoration DIYs though.
these olympics are going to be a huge milestone for the gay rights movement.
as people are giving less and less shits (along with our wonderful governments), i feel those places that dont already accept the oh-my-god-gay-people-actually-exist agenda will soon be following suit with the rest of the world.
i’ve never seen so much gay in the world all at once
this canadian commercial
and this british commercial
you go world
She’s eating watermelon while wearing watermelon. This is perfection.
This is totally hilarious, but I’m reblogging because of that last gif. That smile is just infectious.
1st thought: This woman is beautiful…
2nd thought: This is the first person I’ve seen pull off Tegan’s current haircut besides Miss Tegan Quin herself.
1st thought: tegan>!>!>!»!?!?!?>!?!
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making my way downtown
Whoever this is, she looks just like my math teacher who hated me last year & it’s making me uncomfortable
this is Sara Quin of the band Tegan and Sara, how old is your math teacher and can I have her number
Check out Creativa Atelier (a pretty Spanish Blog) for a Granny Square chart and info on making this simple (perfect for newbies) pastel Granny Square Afghan. Pretty …
American Apparel’s newest model, age 62.
There was something so compelling about Jacky’s look and energy when we first spotted her in a New York restaurant this winter, we introduced ourselves and pulled up a chair. During a long discussion that touched on everything from career choices and nutrition to insights on relationships, age and beauty, we asked if she would consider being photographed by us. We were thrilled when she agreed.