Share widely. A powerful video which shares the harmful effects of Common Core standards and high stakes testing on children, teachers, families and school communities. Refuse the PARCC from nLightn Media on Vimeo.
In the summer of 2013, United Opt Out spent all of June writing 50 state opt out/refusal guides to arm everyone with an essential tool, specific to their state, in order to halt corporate education reform via opt out. This
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This piece is written by Morna McDermott McNulty, admin for UOO and one of the founders of UOO. She first shared this post at her blog, EducationAlchemy. Let me start by suggesting something key that has not been articulated
The following piece is written by Denisha Jones, one of our administrators here at United Opt Out National. The piece was originally posted at emPower Magazine on June 3rd. For the past few years a movement has been growing to
Por Ceresta Smith 6 de mayo, 2015 Traducción Por Ruth Rodríguez Comunicado Inmediato: 6 de mayo, 2015 Respuesta a los Grupos de Derechos Civiles: “Nos Oponemos A los esfuerzos anti- Pruebas” Comunicado de Prensa de United Opt Out National Publicado el 6
For IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 6, 2015 Response to Civil Rights Groups: “We Oppose anti-Testing Efforts” PRESS RELEASE FROM UNITED OPT OUT NATIONAL Posted on May 6, 2015 Contact: Email: email@example.com, website: www.unitedoptout.com Response to Civil rights Groups: “We Oppose Anti-Testing Efforts“ –
Kentucky Parents, It is time to rise up. We have been contacted by many KY parents who have told us that the Kentucky Department of Education is stating that children are required to take the K-PREP. Parents have been told
United Opt Out National received the following information from an anonymous group of Tennessee citizens – please read it below and download entire text and test refusal letter here: TENNESSEE-TEST-REFUSAL The following is a letter put together by a concerned
It appears that the fifth largest district in the country has penned their own opt out form. It doesn’t state SBAC specifically so if you choose to use this form we recommend stating SBAC. Also, you can create your own
The last two weeks we have been reporting on concerns from parents in the Sikeston R6, Missouri district where parents were told that children must stay in the testing area during SBAC and that they could just “sit there.” The
Sikeston School District in Missouri is requiring students to stay in the testing area during the SBAC. They don’t find “sit and stare” to be a big deal. Last week we shared the superintendent’s letter here. They also state that
Parents in Sikeston, Missouri understand the end goal of SBAC testing. They know that this test denies children real learning opportunities. They know that this test profits corporations and starves public schools of funding for much needed resources. They understand
by Morna McDermott There are numerous think tanks, organizations, politicians, and pieces of legislation vying for a voice in the test-driven world of education. While high stakes testing drives the machine, United Opt Out National and many others know