U.S. Senate Votes Down Parental Opt-Outs

By Shane Vander Hart - Posted at Truth in American Education:

'64 U.S. Senators voted against a basic, natural parental right'

Photo credit: Rob Crawley (CC-By-2.0)
U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) offered an amendment to S.1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, that would require schools in states receiving Title I funds to notify parents about all assessments that are given, the dates they are going to be given, and the subjects they cover within a minimum of 14 days of the assessment being given. According to the language states are also required to allow parents to opt their student out of federally mandated assessments.

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