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Gear up to Opt Out...Part I

I cannot believe I am typing this, but school is just around the corner. :(

Registration is coming up fast (next week for many of us!) and it is the perfect opportunity for you to get your kid(s) OPTED OUT of state testing. 188 more words

Explaining NYC's Opt Out Numbers

In April, an estimated 209,000 students opted out of the New York State English Language Arts (ELA) exam, but in New York City, the numbers were quite small. 912 more words

High Stakes Testing

Ed Next: If Feds Allow Opt Out, "One Cannot Assess School Performance"

On July 28, 2015, Education Next editor-in-chief Paul Peterson and executive editor Martin West published an article entitled, “Public Supports Testing, Opposes Opt Out, Opposes Federal Intervention.” 1,306 more words

High-stakes Testing

High School Students in Colorado Opt Out of State Testing in Large Numbers

Colorado Chalkbeat reports that the opt out numbers were high in the state, especially for high school students. Only five of the state’s 20 large districts met the federal government’s requirement of a 95% participation rate. 353 more words


Gary Rubinstein: TFA Supported Adding NCLB Punishments to Senate ESEA and Opposed Opting Out

Gary Rubinstein keeps a close eye on Teach for America and watches how it shows its true colors from time to time. That happened with the votes cast on amendments to the Senate bill called “Every Child Achieves Act.” … 832 more words

Education Reform