Immigrant families told they can ‘opt their children out’ of NAPLAN tests

Immigrant families told they can 'opt their children out' of NAPLAN tests NAPLAN is an annual assessment for all students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9  The test is a 'national assessment and all students are expected to participate' Queensland Department of Education said schools should follow the handbook

By Sahar Mourad For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 17:39 BST, 1 April 2018 | Updated: 17:39 BST, 1 April 2018

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Migrant children have reportedly been encouraged to 'opt out' of sitting the crucial NAPLAN test if their parents give their permission. 

An exclusive Brisbane school has been sending letters to immigrant parents asking if they want their child to sit the test, according to the Courier Mail.

However, the publication understands that some parents with children who were born overseas but had spent their primary school years in Australia, were also sent emails asking if they

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