The National Center for Fair & Open Testing

The National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest) works to end the misuses and flaws of standardized testing and to ensure that evaluation of students, teachers and schools is fair, open, valid and educationally beneficial.

Learn more about us and our mission.


FairTest calls for less testing, end to test-based accountability, better ways to help improve schools and student learning.

This letter to your Senators and Representative asks them to reduce testing to once each in elementary, middle and high school.

Results from National Assessment of Educational Progress, SAT and ACT show that the test-and-punish No Child Left Behind law has failed the nation's students

An analysis shows the 2014 SAT Score Trend Remains Flat; Test-Fixated School Policies Have Not Improved College Readiness

For the fourth SAT administration in a row, widespread cheating threatens the security of this Saturday’s college admissions exam in Asia.