High Stakes Testing and Opt Out New York

In Loco Parentis, High Stakes Testing, and Opt Out By Tim Farley Just a few years ago, parents sent their children to school with an enormous amount of trust and faith in the teachers and administrators. There was a general sense that the education professionals would consistently act in the best interests of the students in […]

Message for Public – Parents and Taxpayers – Opt-Out

Message for Public – Parents  and Taxpayers – Opt-Out

                                Meme Credit To Chris Zaleski Why do teachers give tests?  The answer seems pretty obvious that teachers give tests to see what the students have learned. So why do we advocate to refuse tests? That answer is pretty easy once you know the specifics about the high stakes tests we are advocating to parents […]

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Why do teachers give tests?  The answer seems pretty obvious that teachers give tests to see what the students have learned. So why do we advocate to refuse tests? That answer is pretty easy once you know the specifics about the high stakes tests we are advocating to parents to refuse for their children. But […]