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

Karen Lewis delivered a thoughtful, passionate talk on receiving FairTest’s Hero in Education award on June 4. View it here.

This fact sheet explains why your school will in most cases not lose money or face sanctions if many students refuse to take the state test.

The College Board's proposed remedy, an October retest, is far from sufficient.  Students need a free early summer retest plus hassle-free refunds and rebates.