Today is short and sweet. (Though I will say more in the coming days, I am sure.) But essentially, I am on this mom’s bandwagon.
And when she says she thinks other parents should opt out as well, all I can say is that It’s a conversation I have been having a lot lately with other thoughtful educators and parents.
She held her kids out of standardized testing and feels her kids were better off for her having done so. While it’s a complicated issue – and one that is really hard to sum up in one word – I am gonna try to do it in minimalist fashion.