Test boycotts in the news

In a previous post NYSUT has stood up for the parental rights for families who choose to “opt out”.

Highly regarded education professor Nancy Carlsson-Paige discusses the Common Core’s impact on young children and advocates for a mass boycott of testing:

For now, Carlsson-Paige said plainly that the only thing parents and teachers can do to stem the tide is resist the standards set for the very youngest children, and refuse the tests, as the Washington Heights parents were able to do. “I think that opting out is a really good step, but parents should get together — people should get together and do it in groups,” she said

 

NYSUT’s letter to Commish King about “sit and stare” for test refusers.
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