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Darryl Owens | Lee County Stand Against Standardized Testing Is Just The Beginning


In a historic move for a Florida school district, the Lee County School Board voted last week to opt out of standardized state testing for students. They’ve since reconsidered and voted to opt back in…for now. But Orlando Sentinel columnist and editorial writer Darryl Owens says the southwest Florida county is likely only the first to take a stand against what he views as too much high-stakes testing.
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