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Opting Out | FairTest

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A very comprehensive review of Opt Out information and links - you probably can find everything you’re looking for right here.

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National Resolution on High-Stakes Testing

National Resolution on High-Stakes Testing | High-Stakes Testing | Scoop.it
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National petition against high-stakes testing.

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Teacher boycott of standardized test in Seattle spreads

Teacher boycott of standardized test in Seattle spreads | High-Stakes Testing | Scoop.it
A boycott of Washington state's mandated standardized test by teachers at a Seattle school is spreading to other schools and winning support across the country, including from the two largest teachers' unions, parents, researchers and education...
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Short piece on Seattle teacher boycott of high stakes tests spreading.

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Opt Out FAQs

Opt Out FAQs | High-Stakes Testing | Scoop.it
Our post about opting out of high-stakes-testing prompted a great deal of discussion on social media this week. [See “National Opt Out Day.”] Folks in this grassroots movement raised lots of good, ...
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Why Progressives Should Care About The Backlash On Standardized Testing

Why Progressives Should Care About The Backlash On Standardized Testing | High-Stakes Testing | Scoop.it
Last week, celebrated statistics guru Nate Silver laid a bugger on advocates for test-driven education, the current policy fad that enamors Republicans and Democrats alike who fancy themselves as "edu...
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A nice (though long) overview of the problems with high-stakes tests and the growing movement against them (not for progressives only!)

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An OPT OUT myth debunked.

An OPT OUT myth debunked. | High-Stakes Testing | Scoop.it
I have been involved in the opt out of high-stakes testing movement as a parent for almost a year now.  One of the constant comments I hear from concerned parents or educators is that the top acade...
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A response to concerns that opting out will hurt your school.

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Parents: It Is Time to Change the Stakes

Parents: It Is Time to Change the Stakes | High-Stakes Testing | Scoop.it
Parents across the nation are taking a stand against the use of tests to measure, rate, and rank their children. Local school boards are passing resolutions against high-stakes testing. People are ...
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