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New Survey Shows Record Number Of Colleges And Universities Dropped ACT/SAT Exam Score Requirements In Past Year

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Bob Schaeffer (239) 395-6773
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FairTest Reacts to Ongoing Computer-Administered Testing Problems: Exams Crashed in 9 States in April

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Bob Schaeffer (239) 395-6773
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Join FairTest in Honoring Karen Lewis and Leon Botstein

PLEASE JOIN

FairTest

IN HONORING

Karen Lewis and Leon Botstein

PRESENTATION OF

THE DEBORAH W. MEIER HEROES IN EDUCATION AWARD

 

Thursday, June 4, 2015, 6 – 8:30 PM

Julia Richman Education Complex, 317 East 67th Street, New York, NY

Beverages and hors d'oeuvres will be served

 

Help FairTest Grow the Testing Reform Movement

FairTest is a national hub for the test resistance and reform movement.  Every day, thousands of parents, educators, journalists and public officials use our web materials or contact our office for help. With your help, FairTest can meet the exploding demand for assistance and leadership. Together, we can build and sustain a vibrant movement and win major change.

Here are ways you can help:

FairTest testimony to Connecticut legislature on testing reform.

Download a PDF Copy of FairTest testimony to Connecticut legislature on testing reform Here

Computerized Testing Problems: 2013 -2015

compiled by National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest)

The ongoing litany of computer exam administration failures reinforces the conclusion that the technologies rushed into the marketplace by political mandates and the companies paid to implement them are not ready for prime time.  It makes no sense to attach high-stakes consequences to such deeply flawed tools

 

FairTest Testimony on ESEA Reauthorization to Senate HELP Committee.

Less Testing, More Learning

Testimony to the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee

Monty Neill, Ed.D., Executive Director, FairTest (National Center for Fair & Open Testing)

Emailed to FixingNCLB@help.senate.gov

(NOTE: for a print friendly PDF of this document click here.)

February 2, 2015

Dear Chairman Alexander, Ranking Member Murray, and Members of the Committee:

Write Congress to demand less testing, an end to high stakes.

You can help end testing overkill by acting today!

Use this model letter to urge your state’s two U.S. Senators to co-sponsor Senator Jon Tester’s proposal to reduce federally-mandated standardized testing to once each in elementary, middle and high schools.

FEA Recommendations for ESEA on Assessment, Accountability and School Improvement, Jan. 2015

Forum on Educational Accountability

Recommendations for Improving Federal Law - January 2015

Widespread SAT Cheating Continues in Asia

for further information:

Bob Schaeffer   (239) 395-6773

 

for immediate release Thursday, January 22, 2015

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