Parents sue when third-grade honors students are not promoted to fourth grade – The Washington Post


A judge holds a hearing in the case in Florida — and seems sympathetic to the parents.

Parents of students who received report cards with passing grades — some of whom were honor roll students — seek emergency declaratory and injunctive relief alleging that, because they opted out of standardized testing for their child, defendants arbitrarily and capriciously interpreted statutes and rules in a manner that requires retention, rather than promotion, of third grade students. The result is that students with no reading deficiency are retained in the third grade solely because they opt-out of standardized testing.

(Read the whole story.) Source: Parents sue when third-grade honors students are not promoted to fourth grade – The Washington Post

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