Americans Opting Out in Droves

 Opt Out in New York percentagesThe Opt Out Movement is gaining great momentum in several states across the nation with New York in the lead.  There have been reports of more than 200,000 students that have opted out of taking the Common Core exam in New York alone.  Parents and students are protesting high-stakes testing, data collection, and the Common Core Standards that were brought to us by textbook companies, software companies, data mining companies, and testing consortia.  Normal, everyday citizens are beginning to realize that their tax dollars have gone to fund these companies instead of funding the classroom  –where the money could have really made a real difference.

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