Parents to opt kids out of new state tests

Parents and teaches across Long Island have expressed that they're against new assessment tests. But education officials say parents can't opt out of them because

A growing number of parents may have their children opt out of new state tests.

A growing number of parents may have their children opt out of new state tests. (4/9/13)

MANHATTAN - A growing number of parents may have their children opt out of new state tests.

Parents and teaches across Long Island have expressed that they're against new assessment tests. But education officials say parents can't opt out of them because they're part of the education curriculum.

Still, parents are opting out through a specific clause that state officials say was never meant for that purpose.
 

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