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Quote of the Day: A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people.

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As noted in the book Men of Maryland by George Freeman Bragg in 1914, in Frederick Douglass‘s last address to a Baltimore audience, in his speech he said:

A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people…

I saw this recently in as the heading graphic for the Black Enterprise website, in an article that interviewed Ted Fujimoto, and the quote seemed apropos to my thoughts posted yesterday, including some of the framing about how we might view the Common Core, and suggestions for change.

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January 14th, 2016 at 11:59 am

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