While many state legislators have been reluctant to pull their states out of the Common Core educational standards, a growing number of New Yorkers are taking matters into their own hands. Parents and students, with support from some teachers, are opting out of testing in growing numbers. An Apr. 4 New York Post report covered this tend. Some New York teachers have been lending support to the "opt-out" movement: Some parents at PS 8 #KnowledgeIsPower!#AwesomeTeam♥#Odycy☮:-)

While many state legislators have been reluctant to pull their states out of the Common Core educational standards, a growing number of New Yorkers are taking matters into their own hands. Parents and students, with support from some teachers, are opting out of testing in growing numbers. An Apr. 4 New York Post report covered this tend. Some New York teachers have been lending support to the "opt-out" movement: Some parents at PS 8 #KnowledgeIsPower!#AwesomeTeam♥#Odycy☮:-)

Students: if you ever want to know what a teacher's mind feels like, imagine a web browser with 2,879 tabs open. All. The. Time.

Students: if you ever want to know what a teacher's mind feels like, imagine a web browser with 2,879 tabs open. All. The. Time.

ACT NOW: States’ Rights to Label #GMOs in Danger! https://www.organicconsumers.org/campaigns/millions-against-monsanto/act-now-states%E2%80%99-rights-label-gmos-danger #KnowledgeIsPower!#AwesomeTeam♥#Odycy☮:-)

ACT NOW: States’ Rights to Label #GMOs in Danger! https://www.organicconsumers.org/campaigns/millions-against-monsanto/act-now-states%E2%80%99-rights-label-gmos-danger #KnowledgeIsPower!#AwesomeTeam♥#Odycy☮:-)

Dealing With Information Overload in the Music Industry #KnowledgeIsPower!#AwesomeTeam♥#Odycy☮http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBnd__69E10 @johnnieferro

Dealing With Information Overload in the Music Industry #KnowledgeIsPower!#AwesomeTeam♥#Odycy☮http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBnd__69E10 @johnnieferro

Infrastructure Sticker Shock: Financing Costs Exceed Construction #KnowledgeIsPower!#AwesomeTeam♥#Odycy☮ http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/infrastructure_sticker_shock_financing_costs_exceed_construction_20140601# @EllenHBrown

Infrastructure Sticker Shock: Financing Costs Exceed Construction #KnowledgeIsPower!#AwesomeTeam♥#Odycy☮ http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/infrastructure_sticker_shock_financing_costs_exceed_construction_20140601# @EllenHBrown

@purduepharma Pill pushing drug dealers? http://www.freedommag.org/issue/201604-pill-pushers/cover-story/pill-pushers-purdue-pharma-cloacked-drug-dealers-in-lab-coats.html #KnowledgeIsPower!#AwesomeTeam♥#Odycy☮

@purduepharma Pill pushing drug dealers? http://www.freedommag.org/issue/201604-pill-pushers/cover-story/pill-pushers-purdue-pharma-cloacked-drug-dealers-in-lab-coats.html #KnowledgeIsPower!#AwesomeTeam♥#Odycy☮

German Farmer Left Cold by Beer With #obama Shows #TTIP in Trouble http://bloom.bg/22yCo4x  #KnowledgeIsPower!#AwesomeTeam♥#Odycy☮:-)

German Farmer Left Cold by Beer With #obama Shows #TTIP in Trouble http://bloom.bg/22yCo4x #KnowledgeIsPower!#AwesomeTeam♥#Odycy☮:-)

37 Insanely Smart School Teacher Hacks (mostly elementary, but a couple could work for middle/high school - I kind of love the hand sanitizer as hall pass idea, cuz it's always grossed me out when I think about where that hall pass has been....)

Stop the new 2,4-D resistant genetically engineered crops http://alignlife.com/articles/news/stop-the-new-24-d-resistant-genetically-engineered-crops?affiliate=carlwattsartist #KnowledgeIsPower!#AwesomeTeam♥#Odycy☮

Stop the new 2,4-D resistant genetically engineered crops http://alignlife.com/articles/news/stop-the-new-24-d-resistant-genetically-engineered-crops?affiliate=carlwattsartist #KnowledgeIsPower!#AwesomeTeam♥#Odycy☮

ALERT!  #GMO Labeling “Compromise” Preempts State Rights! http://www.healthfreedoms.org/alert-gmo-labeling-compromise-preempts-state-rights/ #DarkAct #KnowledgeIsPower!#AwesomeTeam♥#Odycy☮

ALERT! #GMO Labeling “Compromise” Preempts State Rights! http://www.healthfreedoms.org/alert-gmo-labeling-compromise-preempts-state-rights/ #DarkAct #KnowledgeIsPower!#AwesomeTeam♥#Odycy☮

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