State Superintendent affirms natural right to opt-out

Parents may opt out of testing in Utah according to State Superintendent Brad Smith. “The most important legal policy….by constitution, and by what I consider to be natural rights, parents have the right to opt out of anything! They don’t need permission. They don’t need to fill out a form. They don’t need to seek someone … Continue reading State Superintendent affirms natural right to opt-out

A Mom’s Reply to the State Superintendent on Why Opting Out of SAGE Tests

Whitne Strain opted her children out of SAGE tests and spoke with the press about it. Afterward, State Superintendent Menlove contacted her and asked why she opted-out. This was her reply.   Dear Dr. Menlove, Thank you for asking why I chose to opt out my child.  I am happy to share. First, I would … Continue reading A Mom’s Reply to the State Superintendent on Why Opting Out of SAGE Tests

Superintendent Menlove’s Letter on Opting Out

Superintendent Menlove issued the following letter to schools  just over a week ago. http://www.schools.utah.gov/board/Meetings/Summary/materials/Opting-outofstatetesting.aspx Utah State Office of Education April 7, 2014 OPTING-OUT OF STATE TESTING There continues to be some confusion about students and/or parents opting-out of end-of level (SAGE and DWA) or other state-wide testing. Please be aware of the following as you … Continue reading Superintendent Menlove’s Letter on Opting Out

Why you MUST Opt your Child Out of all Computer Adaptive Tests

Under Common Core’s Computer Adaptive Testing (CAT), you will never know what indoctrination your children are being exposed to and neither will your children’s teachers. This video explains exactly why you MUST opt your child out of all computer adaptive tests or start homeschooling. Hypothetically, what if you’re a teacher who holds a view that … Continue reading Why you MUST Opt your Child Out of all Computer Adaptive Tests

Friendly Opt-Out Districts

Would you like to opt your child out of SAGE computer adaptive tests? Click to get our opt-out form and instructions. Which districts are known to be friendly or unfriendly: Opt-out friendly districts Alpine actually created a simple form for parents to use Cache Canyons Davis Duchesne Granite Jordan Morgan Provo Tooele Uintah Wasatch Weber … Continue reading Friendly Opt-Out Districts