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"... when I first read about the New York City’s department of education effort to ban 50 words from city-wide tests, I thought that I’d better corroborate the source. It sounded too much like a satirical piece in The Onion. I thought that this couldn’t possibly be true – my home town, New York City, banning words? Alas, it was not satire. Here is the list of words that NYC Department of Education chancellor, Dennis Walcott, believes should be banned...."
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For a world full of critical thinkers,
Zoe Weil, President, Institute for Humane Education
Author of Most Good, Least Harm, Above All, Be Kind, and The Power and Promise of Humane Education
My TEDx talk: “The World Becomes What You Teach"
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