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New Jersey: Thousands of Students Opt Out of PARCC

Thousands of students refused the PARCC test in Néw Jersey, including 1,000 students at Governor Christie’s alma mater, Livingston High School.

In one district, 30% of the students refused to take the test.


New Mexico: 8th Grader Suspending for Telling Classmates About Their Right to Opt Out

Fox News reported that an eighth grade student was suspended in New Mexico for telling her classmates about their right to opt out. She found the forms for opting out on her own school’s website. 280 more words


President of the Colorado Education Association: We Will Defend Peggy Robertson of United Opt Out

Last night, I posted an appeal to support Peggy Robertson, who is under fire for her bold advocacy of opting out of mandated testing.

The story in the Denver Post said that the Colorado Education Association was ambivalent about standing by Peggy. 184 more words


The Morning MIX Daily Podcast (03/02/15)

FSA testing starts today for kids in Florida, but some parents are going to “Opt Out” of the test. What does that mean and what are the repercussions? 92 more words


Help! Leader of United Opt Out Under Attack in Colorado

Peggy Robertson, the leader of United Opt Out, is under attack. In this article in the “Denver Post,” administrators warn that she might lose her job if she doesn’t give the test. 78 more words


Watch This Compelling Video About "The Other PARCC"

Michael Elliott is an excellent film-maker whose children attend public schools in New York City. He understands the fight against high-stakes testing. Here is a… 14 more words