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.

View Full Article in:

Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Senior Turnaround Consultant (Job ID: 8274)
American Institutes of Research
Chicago, IL
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
Regional Program Managers
ASCD
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Principal
DC Public Schools
Washington DC, DC
Superintendent of Schools
Berkeley County School District
Moncks Corner, SC