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State boards, working collaboratively, now have a chance to reimagine how to make our education system better. We need to consider the measurable value of changing the way we educate—maybe even making systemic change. If we do this well, our next generations will be better able to understand and deal with the complexities of our world with a much more systemic understanding than their parents have.


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