OPT-OUT ONLINE WEB APP

Send your child's school a refusal email in less than a minute.

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Using your smartphone to make a smart decision. Don't let high-stakes tests harm your child's education. Send your school a refusal letter here. In the 2015-2016 testing season, over 13,000 parents used this site to refuse having their children participate in standardized testing.


As of today, these are the number of test refusal emails sent out by state:

California : 41
New York :  599
New Jersey : 95


Choose a school your child will be attending and enter your information. An email will be created below and your phone's email app will be used to send refusal letter. Absolutely no private information is stored on our servers.
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School Name (Search by name):
Parent/Guardian's Name:
Student's Name:
Choose Grade level:
Name of Test(s) to Opt-Out From (ELA, Math, 4th or 8th grade Science): ELA
MATH
SCIENCE(4th/8th Grade)

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For questions, problems (such as principal email is incorrect) or feedback please email info@uftsolidarity.org

UFT Solidarity supports the test opt-out/refusal movement. High-stakes tests take away from real learning and assessments. We encourage parents to opt-out so we can invalidate these tests, gain back important instructional time and quality, while preventing their use in evaluating teachers.

Privacy: This site does not store any personal information entered as to abide by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)