The Democrat Party Platform to be voted on at the Democratic National Convention avoids Common Core, but supports parents opting out of assessments.
A New Mexico school district tells parents you do not have a right to opt-out your child from the PARCC assessments. They say students can only refuse.
The Alaska Department of Education & Early Development listed parents who can opt students out of assessments as their number one key threat.
The New York State Department of Education has tweaked the state’s Common Core Assessments in order to encourage parental opt-ins instead of opt-outs.
The U.S. Dept. of Education said student assessment opt-outs are not allowed for the 2016 assessments, will this be a policy John King pursue under ESSA?
Governor Chris Christie has signed two bills that are related to PARCC/high stakes assessments in his state that passed the New Jersey Legislature.
The Delaware Senate approved a bill that allows parents to opt their kids out of the Smarter Balanced Assessment & requires parental notification of rights.
The U.S. Department of Education just threatened to pull $140 million from the state of Oregon if a parental opt-out bill passes the state legislature.