Activists at United Opt Out's upcoming conference will work on ways to keep momentum going in their push against standardized tests, and to broaden their basket of issues.
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Garden State lawmakers pass a resolution rather than a law to address how students are supervised once they choose to opt out of state testing.
June 10, 2015
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April 24, 2015
Few Californians believe their schools administer too many standardized tests, according to a new poll, which also found that knowledge about the common-core standards is weak.
April 02, 2015
Educators have always struggled with cultivating the parent-school partnership even though they believe it is an invaluable tool that helps boost student achievement.
March 27, 2015
New Jersey school districts would be required to provide students who opt out of standardized testing an "educationally appropriate ungraded" activity under proposed legislature.
February 06, 2015
A new series of videos aims to provide parents with a simple guide to determine whether their children have mastered concepts linked to the Common Core State Standards.
January 09, 2015
New Jersey parents, teachers and students criticize PARCC testing during a recent State Board of Education meeting.
October 07, 2014
A recent survey found that nearly half of K-12 parents in urban districts had a positive impression of the Common Core State Standards.
June 27, 2014
Parents say assessments and test prep are stealing instructional time away from their children, according to a new survey.