The authority on opting out of state assessments is Texas Parents’ Educational Rights Network. There you will find a Step-by-Step Guide to opting out, as well as sample letters for communicating your intentions to school administrators at various steps along the way.
Selected Statutes and Administrative Rules:
The Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools by Diane Ravitch (New York: Knopf, 2013)
The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education by Diane Ravitch (New York: Basic Books, 2010)
Backpack Full of Cash (2018)