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A Group Of Parents Want Dinosaurs Out Of School Because They Are 'Evil' & A Bad Influence On Kids?

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Give us a break! No, give us 230 million breaks!

While the exact age of dinosaurs is up for debate, the existence of them is not… unless you're user CADministry from Mumsnet.com.

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This person was outraged that children are being taught about dinosaurs in school because they didn't exist before the 1800s and because they teach children to be violent.

At first, people thought this parent was kidding when part of the spiel said:

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12 Years A Slave Is More Than Oscar Worthy — It's Going To Be Mandatory In Schools!

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12 Years A Slave may or may not win Best Picture at the Oscars on Sunday, but it already won a much bigger honor.

The National School Boards Association is partnering with the filmmakers and Penguin Books to make both the movie and the book on which it is based part of public high school curriculum!

Montel Williams, who led a similar effort with the 1989 Civil War film Glory, is the mastermind behind the educational effort. He said:

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High School Students Design Their Own Curriculum!

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We wish our high school allowed this!

Monument Mountain Regional High School in Massachusetts have bucked the norm - they allow their students some special responsibilities!

Students design their dream curriculum. Once they're finished, and as long as their teachers approve of their plans, they execute their detailed new responsibilities!

Some choose to take on writing the next Great American novel, others learn how to play the piano, but all of the students learn something in the meanwhile.

We think this is a fantastic way for the school to ready their students for the real world where classes and homework do not exist.

Check out the super cool video of this talented kids by watching it (above) !!!

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