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Three teachers tour the U.S. learning and sharing best practices from America's best teachers and then open a new public school.
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    Your Name on our VIRTUAL WALL OF DONORS.

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    Exclusive, sneak preview access to dispatches from the field, via video-blogs and podcasts, and your Name on our VIRTUAL WALL OF DONORS.

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    Receive exclusive, backer-only access to our entire PHOTO LOG from the school and state visits. Receive every picture we took during our tour of America's best schools and their communities and everything above.

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    Receive a POSTCARD from one of us with a personal story about a school visit from a state of your choosing. No one else will hear this story ever. Really they won't. You will also receive everything above.

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    "Director's Cut" - Exclusive Access to the "B-sides": the FOOTAGE FROM THE FIELD that we could not put on our website and everything above.

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    Limited edition copy of the "making of" documentary about our journey produced by award winning producer Erin Essenmacher (http://www.erinessenmacher.com/) and everything above.

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    TWO TICKETS to all of our local events (town hall meetings and fundraisers) across the country including numerous events in New York City and VIP access to panelists (educators, parents and students) and everything above.

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    PERSONAL VIDEO-CONFERENCE with the OI team to hear about our experiences on the road and everything above.

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    SITE VISIT: Join us on a visit to a school of your choosing (from our Calendar- certain financial restrictions apply) and everything above.

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    PERSONAL MEETING with the entire team to hear about our discoveries in the field. Can be held VIRTUALLY, or IN PERSON. Invite your friends over, and we will come to your house for a larger gathering/presentation when we are in your state. You also receive a Postcard from the field, a personal copy of the "making of" documentary, Two Tickets to all local events, exclusive access to our Video B-Sides, Video-blogs, Podcasts, Photo Log and your name on our Virtual Wall of Donors.

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