New Research from ETS Confirms #OptOutSoWhite

In "Opt Out: An Examination of Issues," a peer-reviewed paper that is part of ETS's Research Report Series, Randy E. Bennett analyzes "early press accounts" that ascribed test refusals to a "viral grass-roots effort led by parents who object to state-mandated testing" and concludes that "the reality is more complicated."  Here are a few highlights, but I recommend a full reading.

On the demographics of the parents who opt-out their children from state standardized tests:
On parent views of standardized testing, including differences among white and parents of color:
How much time do we spend testing students?
What's the bottom line?