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Can school districts "opt out" of field tests?

The New York State Board of Regents on Monday discussed a proposal to make field tests – the tests that “test out” questions for future standardized testing – mandatory for schools. 56 more words

NY State

Explain to me how the opt out movement ended up being so, I don't know, "white."

For better or for worse, I see these kinds of posts all the time, profiling courageous teachers and parents from largely suburban districts who are exercising the “opt out option,” akin to going totally nuclear in terms of war. 323 more words

SHAUN JOHNSON, PHD: Musings From The Chalk Face

California Healthline: One-Quarter of Possible Participants Have Opted Out of the Duals Project

by David Gorn

About 50,000 Californians so far have enrolled in Cal MediConnect, according to figures released Monday by the Department of Health Care Services, which oversees the program. 96 more words

Seniors

CPUC tries to establish sole jurisdiction over utilities in opt-out proceeding

The CPUC is attempting to establish a legal precedent that it has sole authority over utilities and the public in utility matters.

California law clearly states that the CPUC shares authority with other entities in regulating the utilities, but the Proposed Decision for the Smart Meter opt-out proceeding boldly asserts pre-eminent CPUC power. 1,380 more words

Achievement Levels Set For Smarter Balanced Assessment...Who Cares, Opt Out Anyways

I don’t want to tick off the Smarter Balanced gods, so I can’t copy and paste directly from their website.  But today the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium announced the proficiency levels for the upcoming Common Core test.  1,249 more words

Common Core

Day 131 of 180 – Trekking Up the Money Mountain

Action Tip:  Getting credit card offers in the mail and tempted to reply? Stop getting them. Opt out of prescreened credit card offers.

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Excellent job, people!  We are making noise!  Tom Scott would be so proud – keep making NOISE!

Opting Out Becoming More Popular

“Shari Bobinski, a spokesperson for the Orange County School District wrote, “The test must be administered to all OCPS students who attend school at… 1,177 more words