Olivia Fantini – “On Standardized Testing” (100K Views!)

“I ask the ESL specialist what resources are available for a student who spent 4th and 5th grade in a refugee camp. She tells me her boss will reach out to the family. He never does.”

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Matthew Cuban Hernandez – “Challenger”

Performing at Art Share LA

“I tell them they’re worth so much more than a thousand words,
that they are an ocean of confessions, begging for an out.”

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