Why YOU Need To OPT Out Of The Smarter Balanced Assessment Tests THIS YEAR!


This is a travesty. What they are doing to our education system is beyond harmful to our children. We have a moral duty to stop this NOW!!!! All special needs parents, do not subject our children to this ludicrous and insane agenda.


In Maryland, among experts, the test was rolled out to explain how in its complexity, it would test whether a child was taught well, or not taught well at all.

The test question culled from the fourth grade test, was this…..

PARCC math item deer

Now solve it…


Did you get 936? My! You are good, you adult, you! Pat yourself on the back and go get some ice cream for your reward…

How long did it take you? Is this appropriate for 4th Graders? 4th graders? little 9 year olds? When we were in 4th grade, we were just being taught multiplication. Single digits, 1-10….

Here is what needs to be known before tackling this problem….

  • The definitions of perimeter and area
  • How to find perimeter and area
  • The definition of a square mile
  • The properties of a rectangle
  • How to solve for an unknown in a perimeter
  • Multiplication (up to multi-digit)

View original post 476 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.