Say No to MCAS – Opt Out ’21

CPS is proud to have co-sponsored a week of action to Say No to MCAS with three webinars on why and how to opt out of MCAS. Along with a powerful panel of students, parents and advocates, we debuted a new video on how to opt out of MCAS. Watch it here. Mira el video en español, aqui.

Sign our opt out petition, below, to send a powerful message to Governor Baker and Commissioner Riley!

Click here to read and download CPS’s updated fact sheet on opting out. And see a model opt-out letter here.

Click here to send a letter urging your school committee to pass a Suspend MCAS resolution. (Here’s the list of school committees that have passed such resolutions.)

Click here to read CPS’s letter to legislators signed by 17 other organizations calling on Massachusetts officials to seek and obtain a testing waiver from the U.S. Department of Education and cancel this year’s MCAS tests.  

For more information on opting out, see these resources from United Opt Out, here.