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People queue at an ATM outside a closed Laiki Bank branch in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Thursday. The European Central Bank says it will keep emergency aid for Cyprus' troubled banks in place at least until Monday but will have to cut it off after that unless an international rescue program is drawn up. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
The “opt out” movement — where parents keep their children from taking state exams — has gained significant traction in some states. Despite Ohio’s overall participation rate, opt-outs have had a serious impact in small pockets of the state. For example, Portage County’s Windham school district saw its Performance Index score plummet nearly 20 percent. Several area districts saw their scores drop more than 10 percent.