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New Tool to Combat College Board/ETS Testing Screw Ups

Were you or a child you work with one of the thousands of examinees who experienced access issues, scoring problems, administrative issues, trouble receiving accommodations or using them, or concerns about the use of your data or test security on standardized exams sponsored by College Board or Educational Testing Service (ETS)?

Now, you have a new tool to seek justice and compensation.

Record 1,785+ Schools Are Test-Optional For Fall 2022

for further information, contact:                      

Bob Schaeffer(239) 395-6773                                         

            mobile  (239) 699-0468

 

Two-Thirds of Bachelor-degree Granting U.S. Colleges and Universities Will Not Require ACT/SAT Scores From Fall 2022 Applicants

for further information, contact:                      

Bob Schaeffer(239) 395-6773                                         

            mobile  (239) 699-0468

 

National Call to Suspend High-Stakes Testing in Spring 2021

for further information, contact:                      

Bob Schaeffer (239) 395-6773                                         

            mobile  (239) 699-0468

 

FairTest’s 35th – What’s Next for Assessment Reform?

Friends and Allies:

Thirty-five years ago this weekend,  news stories across the nation reported, “The tens of millions of Americans who take standardized exams each year now have an organization to defend their rights.” FairTest, the National Center for Fair & Open Testing was launched at a news conference featuring civil rights, education reform, feminist, and student leadersduring the College Board’s annual meeting.

Two-thirds of all U.S. colleges and universities are test-optional or test-blind for fall 2021 applicants

for further information, contact:                      

Bob Schaeffer(239) 395-6773                                         

            mobile  (239) 699-0468

 

College Board Sued By Students, Fair-Testing Advocates For Access And Technology Failures On Computerized AP Exams

FairTest                                                                              
The National Center for Fair & Open Testing

 

MILLER ADVOCACY GROUP      

 

Colleges And Universities Temporarily Waiving ACT/SAT Requirements For 2020 Admissions Only

COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES TEMPORARILY WAIVING

ACT/SAT REQUIREMENTS FOR 2020 ADMISSIONS ONLY

Please CLICK HERE to see the Updated list.

Action Alert! Cancel ALL State K-12 Exams Now -- Testing Resistance & Reform News: March 16-24, 2020

Pressure from grassroots activists and a bipartisan group of policymakers has forced President Trump and Education Secretary DeVos to allow states to suspend federal standardized exam requirements in the wake of the coronavirus. To protect public school children, educators and their families, state leaders must now be pressed to:
  1) Apply immediately for waivers of federal assessment mandates by filing a formal request with the U.S. Department of Education to be relieved of Every Student Succeeds Act testing obligations; AND

States Must Apply for Federal Testing Waivers; Eliminate All Other Testing Requirements

Pressure from grassroots activists and a bipartisan group of policymakers has forced President Trump and Education Secretary DeVos to allow states to suspend federal standardized exam requirements in the wake of the coronavirus. But to completely eliminate Spring 2020 testing, state leaders must
  1) file formal requests with the U.S. Department of Education to be relieved of Every Student Succeeds Act testing mandates for this year, and
  2) lift all requirements for state-required testing by legislative action to amend state laws or by executive order

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