Kim Cook hugs her son, Michael Cook, 16, at the Governor's Public Reception Room at the Capitol in Austin, on Monday, June 10, 2013, after Gov. Rick Perry signed House Bill 5, which dramatically scales back testing in Texas. Kim Cook is a board member of Texans Advocating for Meaningful Student Assessment.

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