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Brother/Sister, Can You Spare a Couple of Bucks?

Publication Date: 2012-09-10

Make a contribution to this annual campaign: Putting up billboards to inform parents of their test opt out rights. Colorado has been a dramatic increase in the number of opt outs over the past few years. The time seems ripe for a huge number. I am convinced that once one state has enough opt outs to blow any kind of "data mining" out of the water, other states will follow. Colorado is the place to do this.

Join the resistance. As Don says, no donation is too small.

Here is a billboard from years past.

Don has contributed a chapter to the new book Educational Courage: Resisting the Ambush on Public Education, edited by Mara Sapon-Shavin and Nancy Schniedewin. His chapter is "From Seeds to Fruition: The Making of a Resistance Movement."


by Don Perl


I went out on a limb and signed a contract for two billboards along Colorado highways to inform parents of their exemption rights regarding high stakes standardized testing.

We already have $700 in our account and we need $1,800 to pay for the two boards.

We are working to raise the needed funds and no contribution is too small. that any amount at all is very much appreciated.

Contributors add their voice to the growing resistance movement resonating more and more emphatically across the country.

Please help us inform Colorado parents about their opt out rights and help us end the debacle of high stakes standardized testing.

Contributors can send checks to:

The Coalition for Better Education, Inc.
2424 22nd Avenue
Greeley, Colorado 80631.

And of course you can learn more by going to our website. for one thing, you will see the dramatic increase in test refusals.




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