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Dear Valerie,

This is one of those "why didn't I think of that?" letters. Such a good thing to do.

I just read your excellent critique of the school reform manifesto. In that piece you mentioned the infomercial "Waiting for Superman." I am wondering if you have had a chance to see "Race to Nowhere." We had a couple of screenings here in Greeley. The film thoughtfully reveals the devastating consequences of the culture of competition in our schools and attendant high stakes standardized testing perpetrated by our inane policies of education. Ma href="http://www.racetonowhere.com"> http://www.racetonowhere.com)

Best regards,

Don Perl

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