Fox 26 reporter Andrea Watkins covered the Houston Federation of Teachers' endorsement of parents' right to opt their children out of the STAAR test. Parents from Community Voices for Public Education were present to discuss how they have successfully opted their children out in past school years.
See the video here.
Houston ISD's response was also notable to opt out advocates across the state. Read Texas Parent's Educational Rights Network's take on why this was so significant to parents and children in Houston and across the state.
Our movement in growing in Houston as we have new parents pledge to opt their children out of the STAAR everyday. Join us!