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.

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Results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) for twelfth graders underscore the failure of federal and state test-driven school policies. Today’s report shows no NAEP score improvement for high school seniors in reading or math since 2009.

The changes may make the SAT appear more consumer-friendly. But they do not make it a better test. Most of the revisions are marketing bells and whistles. None address the exam's fundamental weaknesses. . .

Testing Resistance & Reform Spring will help you connect with local protest actions, network with allies, and learn about best organizing practices around the nation.

This new infographic and fact sheet show that looming multi-state standardized exams will remain mostly multiple-choice, will be misused for high-stakes purposes, and will fail to help improve education.

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