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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Spotlight

An analysis shows the 2014 SAT Score Trend Remains Flat; Test-Fixated School Policies Have Not Improved College Readiness

The U.S. needs an indefinite moratorium on high-stakes testing to make room to design new assessment systems. Here's why.

The rapidly growing assessment reform movement had many "wins" this year, according to a new FairTest report.

FairTest has compiled a chronology of testing problems by Pearson.

A FairTest survey confirms test score manipulation cases in 39 states and D.C, documents 60+ ways schools artificially inflated scores and analyzes why these scandals proliferate.

Learn how ineffective, unfair  'growth' and 'value-added' measures (VAM) undermine teaching and learning.