On July 30, 2011, actor Matt Damon, whose mother is a teacher, gave a speech to 5,000 teachers, parents and others who attended the Save Our Schools march near the White House to protest the Obama administration’s education policies that are centered on standardized tests.

You can read Matt’s entire speech on Valerie Strauss’s Washington Post blog, The Answer Sheet: Matt Damon’s clear-headed speech to teachers rally

 

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About Donna

Changing educational paradigms motivate me to share new technology as well as the admirable work of others who integrate contemporary research on how people learn with supportive, free digital applications and resources. Do teachers ever have enough time or money? Perhaps my discoveries will expedite the journey of a busy educator seeking a 21st Century 'true north' of his or her own.

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