FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 2, 2016 More information contact: Carol Burris (718) 577-3276 firstname.lastname@example.org The Network for Public Education: www.networkforpubliceducation.org The Network for Public Education released a message today to over 16,000 members and subscribers, urging them to support a nationwide Opt Out of this year’s Common Core exams. NPE President, Diane Ravitch, education historian and […]
After careful thought and deliberation, the Network for Public Education is calling for a national Opt Out because of the harmful effects of annual high-stakes testing on children and schools. We enthusiastically support those parents who refuse to have their children take the 2016 state exams. The alleged purpose of annual testing, federally mandated since NCLB […]
Jennifer Berskhire and Aaron French listen in as Philadelphia parents explain why they are opting their kids out of standardized tests.