The Answer Sheet: opt-out

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 04/04/2014

Teachers refuse to administer standardized tests

They refuse to give kids what they say is a useless standardized test.

By Valerie Strauss  |  09:37 AM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Opt Out

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 04/24/2013

Students in D.C. region can't formally 'opt out' of standardized tests

Parents in some other states are formally "opting out" of high-stakes standardized tests and keeping their children at home on test days, but they can't in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

By Valerie Strauss  |  03:52 PM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movement Growing, Opt Out Movement, Standardized Tests

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 10/08/2010

Poll: Kids say their friends share too much online

A new poll of teens and parents reveals that 92 percent of parents are concerned that their children share too much personal information online, and 79 percent of kids think their friends do too.

By Valerie Strauss  |  02:21 PM ET, 10/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Research, Research | Tags:  apps, common sense media, contests on line, facebook, opt out buttons, opt-out, privacy, privacy online, privacy settings, social media