You have the right to opt-out from state exams

Know Your Rights! Opt-Out from Exams this Week!

Many students are stressed and ridden with anxiety with upcoming AP exams.

Did you know you have the right to opt-out of SBACELA, SBACMATHEMATICS, and CALIFORNIA SCIENCE ASSESSMENT?

Here is CTA guidelines for students legal right to opt out:

Opting-out of the testing will NOT impact your grades your academic achievements.

  1. Write a letter to the school requesting to Opt Out 
  2.  Email the letter to the school principal and the district
  3. Send a physical signed copy of the letter with parent signature on Monday morning.
  4. CTA Sample Opt Out Letter


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Your Right to Opt Out of State Exams! 

School officials and personnel won’t tell you about your student’s right to opt out from upcoming state exams because the dependency on receiving more funding and performance ranking.

In reality, the state exams are not mandatory! Student may opt out.