Breaking: Mayor @marty_walsh told @HeraldRadio that @BostonLatin has been downgraded to a Level 2 school because of PARCC test opt-outs.— Edify (@wburEDify) September 26, 2016
And h/t to Universal Hub for the masterful use of Boston Latin's motto ("We are first") in the headline.
As always, the first question to ask someone freaking out about this is: how are levels calculated?
Links that might be useful:
US Ed on 95% participation
DESE commenting last spring on participation
The Commissioner giving direction around test refusal last January
Plus yesterday's blog post directs to how all this works