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Are Parents Right To Opt-Out Of Common Core Testing?

Common Core standards have been an issue since they were introduced 5 years ago. Are parents who opt their children out of the test in the right?

a full 89% of writers and pundits say yes
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Are Parents Right To Opt-Out Of Common Core Testing?  

Writers and pundits who say or about the topic, "Are Parents Right To Opt-Out Of Common Core Testing?"
last 24 hours | auburnpub
Rossmann: Reconsider opting out of Common Core - Auburn Citizen
"...With all its faults, the Common Core is an attempt to establish national standards in American education, in English and math. We probably need these...." see full article


969 days ago | washingtonpost
Educators alarmed by some questions on NY Common Core tests - Washington Post (blog)

"...Disgusted teachers and parents are defying the gag order and talking about the tests, anonymously, on blogs. ..." see full article


972 days ago | huffingtonpost
Opt-Out Movement Accelerates Amid Common Core Testing - Huffington Post

"...Teachers now devote 30 percent of their work time on testing-related tasks, including preparing students, proctoring, and reviewing the results of standardized tests..." see full article


973 days ago | washingtonpost
Mom: The religious reasons my kids won't be taking Common Core tests - Washington Post (blog)

"...There are serious consequences to this sorting and labeling (see below), but the underlying premise of this standardized high-stakes-testing is to compare and rank students not to support the individual learning of each student...." see full article


974 days ago | wvmetronews
Common Core woes continue in WV - West Virginia MetroNews
"...The state Department of Education did a poor job selling the benefits of Common Core to parents, causing confusion and leaving the door wide open for opponents of the new standards to gain momentum. ..." see full article


974 days ago | buffalonews
Education officials consider financial sanctions over high rate of opt-outs - Buffalo News
"...the past two days that the opt-out rates show that parental concerns about teaching-to-the-test learning in New York will have to be addressed...." see full article


975 days ago | huffingtonpost
Common Core Means No Child Left Untested - Huffington Post

"...Instead of motivating students to learn by presenting them with challenging questions and interesting content rooted in their interests and experiences, Common Core is a bore. It removes substance from learning...." see full article


975 days ago | nypost
Parents opt out of Common Core in force - New York Post
"...Instead of playing video games or hanging outside with his friends, 8-year-old Furqan Shabazz spent every Saturday this year in school, of all places, studying for an exam...." see full article


976 days ago | nydailynews
A Brooklyn public school teacher says opting out of the New York state tests ... - New York Daily News

"...In reality, they have become tools to reward and punish students, teachers and schools...." see full article



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