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.


This letter to your Senators and Representative asks them to reduce testing to once each in elementary, middle and high school.

For the fourth SAT administration in a row, widespread cheating threatens the security of this Saturday’s college admissions exam in Asia.

Results from National Assessment of Educational Progress, SAT and ACT show that the test-and-punish No Child Left Behind law has failed the nation's students

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.

Basic information and links on opting out/boycotting/refusing state and district tests.

FairTest is a national hub for the test resistance and reform movement.  Every day, thousands of parents, educators, journalists and public officials use our web materials or contact our office for help. With your help, FairTest can meet the exploding demand for assistance and leadership.