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Parent Coalition

Coalition Calendar
The lastest events for parents

What the Public Should Know
Learn the difference between Fact and Fiction when it comes to Consortium Schools and the Regents.

Parents in the Press
Parents of Consortium students have a lot to say about Performance Assessment. Read their reflections on their own children's new growth in school.

Taking Action: Sample letters
Sample letters that you can use to send to State Representatives.

How to Join
How and who to contact at the Parents Coalition.



About 20 states -- including California, Michigan and Wisconsin -- let parents waive testing of their children, usually without having to give a reason. These waivers are confounding school administrators and distorting test scores on which school funding and reputations increasingly hinge.