Video of Karen Lewis at FairTest event

Karen Lewis, president of the Chicago Teachers Union, delivered a thoughtful and passionate talk to FairTest and our guests on receiving her Hero in Education award on June 4. She traces the links between testing and the social inequalities it perpetuates. View the 5-minute video here.

Karen asked people to support FairTest and our work to ensure assessment is fair, open and educationally beneficial. You can make a donation in honor of Karen and co-recipient Leon Botstein at