Spring assessments are right around the corner so parents who want to opt their kids out should start that process now. Here are five tips that will help you refuse the test
J.R. Wilson: The education system has changed so much so rapidly in the last fifteen to twenty years that it is anyone’s guess as to what will happen in the future. Here are a few of my guesses for 2018.
Judge Karen Gievers ordered that some Florida third graders to be promoted where school districts did not allow “a teacher-compiled portfolio.”
The Frederick County Board of Education in Maryland last week passed a policy that recognizes a student’s right to refuse standardized assessments.
Florida parents whose children are being threatened with being retained in 3rd grade after opting-out of the state reading assessment are fighting back.
The Alaska Legislature passed an important piece of legislation that recognizes a parent’s right to opt their child out of assessments and certain classes.
Chicago Public Schools have hindered students from opting-out when state law is clear they have the right to refuse to take the PARCC assessment.
The assessment opt-out movement in New York is alive and well and growing as students take the Common Core ELA Assessment this week.
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?
Legislation has been filed by Wisconsin lawmakers that requires school districts to inform parents of their opt-out rights and provide certain information.