Bill would allow AZ parents to ‘opt out’ of statewide school assessments

| January 27, 2016

By Derek Staahl • KPHO/KTVK • Tucson News Now

Would you want your child taking a test at school you know he or she would fail? A Republican state lawmaker wants to give parents the choice of opting out of statewide achievement tests.

Supporters say the bill is designed to restore parental rights, but critics say it could hamper the state’s ability to identify struggling schools and could potentially cost the state millions.

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