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.
“I Can” statements are all the rage in our public schools. Students are to say “I can” and then positively reaffirm something they feel capable of doing. I’m offering suggestions for “We can” statements. If your school district obeys the law, tells the truth, spends money wisely, and properly educates children, then you probably don’t […]