Lisa T. McElroy: Not Taking the Big Test

As we enter standardized test season, many parents around the country are choosing to have their child opt out (not take the test). How that works varies from state to state. Here’s a first-person account of how it went for one mother in Colorado, where it is apparently okay to smoke dope, but not skip out on the Big Test.

Here’s the story as it ran in Slate.

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