BBC News Education – Numbers of parents have kept their children off school for the day in a protest about primary tests in England. More than 40,000 parents have signed a petition calling for a boycott of primary school tests, which are due to be taken later this month.
TES News – Parents are right to take their children out of school today, children’s authors say.
The Independent – SATs strike: Parents to take children out of school in protest over ‘stressful’ Year 2 exams.
The Telegraph – Kids’ strike: Parents, teachers and Government must stop exploiting children for political gain – tests are meant to be difficult.
The Telegraph – ‘Politicians have ignored teachers’ views on testing and pupils are paying the price’.