New Jersey


Regional Opt Out Leaders: Morna, email:; Ruth, email:

New Jersey Opt Out Leaders: Jean, email:; Sue, email:

New Jersey Opt Out Guide 





7 Responses

  1. nichole says:

    do i have to have my kids take this test?

    • Sue says:

      No, you do not. Your district and the state will say that your child must sit for the test, but your child does not have to actually take it. Across the State different districts have accommodated children differently – from forcing students to sit and stare in the testing room, to allowing students to read in the testing room, to actually having a separate location for students who refuse. The logistics of the day are something negotiated between you and your district – for more information check out :

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