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 […]
What’s new this spring with PARCC, opt out and ESSA? And what can parents, teachers and students do to advocate for education that’s not distorted by high-stakes standardized testing? Community conversations on testing start next week around the city and suburbs.
For immediate release November, 23 2015 Illinois parents and students park the PARCC: More than 20,000 students opt out, State Board of Ed refuses to release data CHICAGO – At […]