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Smarter Balance Assessment - Just say No!

Original post made by Smarter Parent, Amador Valley High School, on Apr 22, 2014

I like the rest of PUSD parents received the letter from Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi informing us that our children will be taking the "Smarter Balance Field Test." What the superintendent did not inform PUSD parents is that your children DO NOT have to participate in these assessments and I urge parents to consider having your children opt out of this testing!

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Posted by john
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 22, 2014 at 1:49 pm

I have researched the issue, and my children will be taking the tests.

"Many other states ..."

6 states.

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I'm wondering what you're hoping to accomplish by "opting out"? I have my concerns with common core too, but I don't know how not opting out of the tests will get any of those issues addressed.


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