London, May 3, AZERTAC
Parents are keeping their children off school for the day in a protest about primary tests in England, according to BBC.
More than 40,000 parents have signed a petition calling for a boycott of primary school tests, which are due to be taken later this month.
Parents supporting the Let Our Kids Be Kids campaign have complained of a damaging culture of over-testing.
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan says taking pupils out of school "even for a day is harmful to their education".
It remains uncertain how many primary school children are being kept off school across the country, but a social media campaign has been urging parents to take children on educational activities for the day.
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