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Time Out From Testing has archived the following articles in 2010.

JulyIntriguing alternative to rating schools by testsWashington Post
JulyKeeping Accountability Systems Accountable: Eric | PDK InternationalBy Martha Foote
JuneAlbany charter cash cow: Big banks making a bundle on new construction as schools bear the costDaily News
JuneJust Say No to the Race to the TopEducation Week
MayHeadteachers vote to boycott Sats testsGuardian
MarchNew York Civil Liberties Union Policy on High Stakes TestingNYCLU
MarchEva Moskowitz has special access to Schools Chancellor Klein - and support others can only dream ofDaily News
MarchEnrollment of black students in prestigious city schools drops 10% during Bloomberg reignDaily News
MarchWhy we need another great education debateGuardian UK
MarchClosing the Achievement Gap? Black & Hispanic Students Disappear from City's Top High School NYC Public School Parents
MarchReport of the UFT Task Force on High Stakes Testing April 2007 UFT
MarchNew York City charter schools need to focus on the neediestDaily News
MarchEducation Secretary Arne Duncan's legacy as Chicago schools chief questionedWashington Post
MarchCheating kids: NY's test-score flim-flamNew York Post
Marc,h 2010Fuzzy math behind NY test gains: criticsNew York Post

Red Alert!
Let's Opt Out of the April 2014 NYS Tests

Parents can refuse to allow their child to take the State high stakes tests. Hand in this letter to your principal [other formats: .pdf .odt .doc]. En Español: [otros formatos: .pdf .odt .doc] Send your child to school and ask that an alternative activity be planned for him/her during the 6 days of testing.

Information for Parents who want to Opt Out:

Feel free to duplicate these flyers and give them to other parents!

We also have a magazine explaining Common Core, High Stakes Testing, and InBloom to parents. Varios artículos de esta revista fueron traducidos a Español.

Opt Out New York
New material to support the April Boycott.
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Did You Know?
Did you know that charter schools in New York City enroll fewer students who qualify for free lunch and fewer homeless students?

Music Video: "Not on the Test"
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produced by Naava Katz Design