This June Governor Rauner signed into law Public Act 099-0590. This legislation was intended to bring some much needed transparency to the use of standardized testing in Illinois public schools. […]
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) was originally passed in 1965 as part of the War on Poverty with the intention of providing the schools with large numbers of […]
Some schools and districts are telling parents that “opt out” is impossible; this is simply intended to confuse the issue. Students can refuse PARCC testing in Illinois. Although the IL […]
On Friday, February 26th, CPS central office shared documents with principals and assessment coordinators that outlined that they will continue a policy of attempting to suppress parental and student rights of opting out of PARCC.