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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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