Some parents, students choose to opt out of standardized tests

Some parents across the country are choosing to opt their children out of high-stakes exams, while opposition is growing among students who are organizing their peers in Oregon and protesting at the State House in Rhode Island. Critics say the exams create unnecessary stress for students and are an unfair way to assess the performance of teachers.

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