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


    The number of students taking the ACT college admissions exam plunged for the second year in a row, for the high school class of 2018. The decline -- more than 175,000 or 8% over the two-year period -- counters a long-term trend in which the ACT overtook the SAT in popularity, according to the National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest)

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

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