SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, parents or guardians of students enrolled in Massachusetts public schools shall be afforded the authority to exempt their children from the standardized exam known as the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career (PARCC). No child so exempted shall be penalized by reason of such exemption. The department of education shall promulgate regulations for adjudicatory proceedings to resolve any and all disputes arising under this act.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
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