BY ANGELA MATUA
“No. Well, I think that some of the parents don’t know quite as much as what the education system knows. So I don’t know if they’re qualified or not to do that. I mean, if they’re educators themselves yes, if not.”
“I mean I know testing is ridiculous some of them, but no, I think you should take them. I know they need to tweak the system that’s for damn sure, but no.”
“No, because when I had to go to school we had to take them to graduate, so no. Keep them in there, let them get their education because you’re making it too easy for them nowadays.”
“I think they should be able to opt out of it. I do, and I think it should be a personal choice; it shouldn’t have to stress out the children or the parents. We should focus on the education and the kids’ learning.”
“I would say no only because the state wants kids to live up to a certain standard and I agree with that.”
“Well, based on what I hear with the teachers, it’s so unfair for the children and there’s a lot of stress for the children. I don’t know if it should be some take and some don’t.”
“I think that all children should get a good education, that’s exactly how I feel and if it was my children I would want them to take the exam, that way you know how knowledgeable they are.”
“No, I think it has to be everybody’s in or everybody’s out or there’s no way to kind of get a gauge.”
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