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Busting Pencils: Civil Rights and Inequities (Ep. 13)

Is opting out of high-stakes test a social movement? Social protest? In this episode of BustEd Pencils explores the Civil Rights movement’s unique history in relation to Opt Out.

As the “Activist/Blogger of the Week” I talked about how certain inequities remain “cloaked.” I also discuss the reason why I chose the name Cloaking Inequity and why I started blogging.

Tim Slekar says,

Also, wait till you hear what Matt Damon’s Mom has to say about a certain group of students who just don’t give a #@%&.

Of course there is trending news and a special Moment of Zinn.

Let’s Bust some Pencils.

My comments cued up:

The entire episode

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About Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig (713 Articles)
Julian Vasquez Heilig is an award-winning researcher and teacher. He is currently a Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies and the Director of the Doctorate in Educational Leadership at California State Sacramento.

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