On the Change the Stakes listserve parents are reporting they have offered to go into schools to teach the opt-out kids lessons during the tests on topics of interest to them -- like astronomy. Principals are so scared they run and hide or say they can't do it without the permission of their Superintendent, most of whom are slugs.
Share this info with parents - if you dare.
From Chris Cerrone
Opt Out & Refusal Resources
Why Opt Out?
What Opt Out is NOT.
Opt Out Myths & Talking Points
Our 2015 Refusal Letter
- This is our fourth year refusing the state assessments.
- Last year our district allowed children to read in a separate location, so we are thanking school administration for respecting families who are standing up for their children's education.