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.


Join FairTest on Thursday November 8, 2018 at the Multicultural Arts Center, in Cambridge, MA for the presentation to  Monty Neill of The Deborah W. Meier Hero In Education Award and to welcome Andre Green as FairTest’s new Executive Director.  For more information or to reserve tickets or donate in their honor, please click HERE.
Dr. Monty Neill and Andre Green


FairTest fact sheet explains opting out, links to fact sheets on federal law, and more.

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This new FairTest report explains how and why state and local activists rolled back testing, such as high school exit exams and district-mandated tests.

This new FairTest report examines the plans in key areas of assessment and accountability.