40 TX school districts passed resolutions to ban high-stakes testing, & there's a growing opt-out of testing movement. April 18 the TX SBOE will hold a public hearing on testing. Mark your calendars — this is the strongest repudiation of teach to the test yet.
School officials: High-stakes tests failing students
The Texas Parents Opt Out movement is encouraging parents to keep their children home from school on testing days, and the State Board of Education has scheduled an April 18 public hearing on testing. What began as a way to measure student learning, administrators and school trustees say, has ballo…