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  1. alexa 2 hours ago

    Dear Nick

    After reading your post, our group agrees with your post about college athletes to be paid. Throughout your post you had many solid claims. My group strongly likes how you use many different facts and details. For example, when you say “ 2.9 billion dollars are given away to 150,000 NCAA college athletes”, It really gives you an idea of why they shouldn’t be paid. Our group think that Athletes shouldn’t have different rights than everybody else. If college athletes get paid, then why don’t other college students get paid? Our group thinks that it is unfair to other college students and to other people in their position if they aren’t getting paid and only people in sports are. Like if you aren’t in sports and you don’t get paid but because of the fact that other people are in sports they get paid, it isn’t fair or logical. In the article it says,”If college athletes were paid, It would shift this level of play to be more focused about money, and getting an education and becoming better” this is trying to say that they could just get money and not worry about anything and they think that they don’t have to work as hard as everyone else. All and all our group decided that college athletes shouldn’t get paid because its not good for education purposes and its not fair to people who aren’t in sports or who aren’t athletes. It not only causes conflict but it isn’t fair to all, and it should be fair. This is why our group thinks that college athletes should not be paid.

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    Kyler, Brianna, Alexa

  2. Andrea Leiva 3 weeks ago

    We spent months talking with teachers across the
    country and researching some of the biggest issues on their minds. We
    crafted a Parent Teacher night gone wrong for a short film that has
    played at major film festivals around the world. The directors have won
    awards from Sundance and SxSw. Yesterday, we got to release that film for
    free:

    We would love your help sharing Parent Teacher with your
    audience. We created this film so that it could help build more
    conversations on what we need to be doing next in the American education system.

    Please, let me know if you have any questions for our team!

    Best,
    Andrea

    PS: here’s a really fun GIF from the short film that got over 1.5 million views yesterday: https://i.imgur.com/K4nuPnp.gifv

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