"A child's learning is the function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher." James Coleman, 1972

Thursday, November 12, 2015


Thanks to the work of concerned parents, teachers, and students, Oregon has a strong Opt Out law that explicitly allows parents to opt out their children from the racist, classist, and otherwise worthless state standardized tests.

Now we find the State's DOE has crafted an opt-out form that has this on page 2 just above the signature line:
Story from the Oregonian.

1 comment:

  1. So now we have an education system run on lies and intimidation? Parents and students receive no information from these tests. If schools are financially impacted by students opting out it is simple blackmail. The only people benefiting from these tests are testing companies and corporate privatizers.