Amy Ludwig VanDerwater: Test boycotters are the new revolutionaries

Writing Teacher and author, Amy Ludwig VanDerwater, writes about refusing the tests as “an educational opportunity, a chance to teach about our great country where people have the right to oppose and to act.”


“As a writing teacher and children’s author working in schools for the past 15 years, I have had the opportunity to talk with many teachers and administrators about the Common Core, testing in New York State and related issues. Several of these professionals share the concerns of parents who have chosen to opt their children out of state testing in grades 3-8, yet it is a risk for them to publicly say so.”

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