Where New York City parents can learn about high-stakes testing in New York State and find tools for organizing their school communities
NYC Opt Out is a loose coalition of parents concerned about the impact of high-stakes testing on New York City’s schools, children, and teachers. Our mission is to organize a boycott of the annual state tests in order to pressure state officials to respond to parent concerns and replace high-stakes standardized tests with authentic assessments.
We come from schools all over the city and are 100% volunteer-driven, with no corporate or union sponsors (in fact, we have nearly no funding of any kind). Parent volunteers have paid for flyers and website costs out of their own pockets.
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Got questions? Email us at nycoptout (at) gmail.com.