Highlights from Facebook and the Twittersphere: 4/8/16

DEY takes a look at news making noise on social media. The 2016 Opt Out movement is in full force and making news:

Via the Village Voice:

New York Opt-Out Rates Remain High, Tests Remain Massively Confusing

The New York Post:

‘Opt out:’ Teachers email parents to boycott Common Core tests

The New York Daily News:

NYC Opt Out group wants parents to know ‘they have a choice’

Politico:

Thousands opt out of state English exams, early data shows

CNN:

Testing time at schools: Is there a better way?

And then there is this: A powerful and spot-on opinion piece posted by Jamila Carter via Edushyster:

In an Effort to Keep Our Kids Safe, We May be Silencing Their Voices

 

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