FairTest in the News

FairTest in the News October 2008

New York Times:  http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/23/education/23sat.html  -- in addition, a Times news service version of the same story quoting FairTest ran in dozens of other major newspapers around the country

USA Today  http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2008-10-22-readistep_N.htm

FairTest Has Moved

As of Wednesday, October 1, 2008 the new address of FairTest is 

FairTest
15 Court Square, Suite 820
Boston, MA 02108

NEW PHONE: (857) 350-8207
NEW FAX: (857)350-8209

email and web information will remain the same!

FairTest Article on NCLB in AFSC journal Peacework

FairTest Article on NCLB in AFSC journal Peacework:

 The September issue of Peacework focues on education activism, providing a rich set of resources for parents, educators, students and other activists. FairTest's Monty Neill's lead article focuses on overhauling federal law (at http://www.peaceworkmagazine.org/beyond-no-child-left-behind). Issue contents are summarized below. You can read all the articles on the web at http://www.peaceworkmagazine.org/.

Video: "FairTest: You Can't Judge Learning with a Standardized Test"

Lisa Guisbond: Resist the testing bandwagon. Projo.com Op Ed.

http://www.projo.com/opinion/contributors/content/CT_regents4_05-04-08_E...

 

Lisa Guisbond: Resist the testing bandwagon

01:00 AM EDT on Sunday, May 4, 2008

LISA GUISBOND

CAMBRIDGE

 

THE RHODE ISLAND Board of Regents will discuss on May 15 proposed changes to the state’s high-school-graduation requirements that may increase the weight placed on state test scores. The board should think twice before going down this road.

Lisa Guisbond: All Hail R.I, Diploma System

Monday, March 24, 2008

Graduation Tests Will Harm Students. by Judith A. Browne-Dianis

www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bal-op.testing25mar25,0,2772361.s...

baltimoresun.com

Graduation tests will harm students

By Judith A. Browne-Dianis

March 25, 2008

Education Week: March 19, 2008: Spellings, On Tour Seeks to Promote NCLB

3/17/08 Inside Higher Ed: SAT Subject Tests Face New Scrutiny

FairTest is quoted in this story from Inside Higher Ed.

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2008/03/17/uc

 

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