John Merrow’s Terrific PBS Piece on the Opt Out Movement

Diane Ravitch's blog

We are accustomed to seeing the Opt Out movement misportrayed in the mainstream media as union-led, when in fact the unions have sat on the sidelines.

John Merrow produced a fair and honest presentation of the issues in this PBS segment.

The transcript is included in the link. Merrow interviewed parents, students, critics and advocates of the Common Core standards and tests. He reports from Néw Jersey.

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