Cheri Kiesecker: Before you put out the welcome mat and assume ‘Home Visits are great; it is helping kids’… Please consider this: What is the trade off?
Parents take time to KNOW what is going on at your student’s school and in their classrooms. Be persistent in getting this information.
Denis Ian: It’s all too clear that there are some schools that think they must save your children … from you. Yes, you.
Delegates at the 2016 Republican National Convention passed a party platform that affirms parents and rejects one-size-fits-all approaches to education.
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 Legislature passed an important piece of legislation that recognizes a parent’s right to opt their child out of assessments and certain classes.
It is clear that the Star-Ledger editorial board cares more about the data mining of children in the state of New Jersey than they do the rights of parents.
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 Illinois House on Tuesday voted 64 to 47 in favor of a bill that give parents a “formal way” to opt-out their students out of assessments.
There are a number of Common Core-related bills that have been filed in the Connecticut General Assembly, but none would repeal the standards.