Monthly Archives: April 2016

Monthly Archives: April 2016

Diane Ravitch: Why all parents should opt their kids out of high-stakes standardized tests

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Original article by Valerie Strauss, The Washington Post The Network for Public Education, a nonprofit education advocacy group co-founded by historian Diane Ravitch, is calling for a national “opt out” of high-stakes standardized testing, urging parents across the country to refuse to allow their children to participate in this spring’s testing. In a video released on the network’s website, Ravitch says families should opt out of state-mandated high-stakes testing in part because the scores provide “no useful information” about the …

How to Opt Out of the NY State Tests

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A short, informational and fun primer on Refusing the Tests! Please Visit optoutnyc.com/opt-out/frequently-asked-questions-faq/ or NYC Opt Out on FACEBOOK!