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Cartoon: The opt-out movement

Photo Credit: Matt Davies

To all you teachers out there, I love you dearly, and I’m not reflexively anti-union. I’m just trying to figure out why I’m so bothered by your exhortation for other people’s children to opt out of tests.

It appears that because you can’t legally go on strike to protest teacher evaluation being linked to student performance, you’re asking the kids to go on strike for you.

Matt Davies is Newsday’s Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist.

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