By Heather Laskin | Western Journalism
The opt-out movement is exploding across the country, but it will take time and resources before a solution can be reached.
Rose says that her daughter, a seventh grader with an anxiety disorder, would be under unnecessary and avoidable stress if she were forced to take the high-pressure, six hour assessment. When she first told the school district that her daughter would not be taking the tests, they were not going to let her daughter come to school at all, even during the times when the students would be in class and not in testing. She ended up filing an injunction, and the school let her daughter back in. - Read More