It is your legal right to refuse NYS high-stakes testing. Deep Root Center for Self-Directed Learning is open to any child or family who chooses to Opt Out. Your child is welcome to attend DRC on the testing days and we can help you write the refusal letter to the school.
You can learn more about your rights and options through these links and resources:
New York State Opt Out Resources and Templates
Washington Post Article
Opt Out Organizing Tool Kit