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Faculty, Civil Rights, and Education Groups Blast UC Regent's Claims about Berkeley and the SAT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 24, 2003

PRESS CONTACTS:

William Kidder, Researcher
Equal Justice Society
(415) 543-9444 ext 213
(925) 586-7135 cell
bill_kidder@yahoo.com
  Bob Schaeffer, Public Education Director
National Center for Fair and Open Testing(FairTest)
(239) 395-6773

Arizona Republic piece on AIMS

Education requires our support

John Scudder
Arizona Republic
Sept. 10, 2003 12:00 AM

Supreme Court Michigan Decisions Will Encourage "Holistic" Admissions

for further information:
Bob Schaeffer (239) 395-6773

for immediate release, Monday, June 23, 2003

New FairTest Analysis Finds: More than 700 4-Year Colleges Are SAT/ACT Optional

Press Release

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Bob Schaeffer (239) 395-6773
Beth Beard (857) 350-8207

SAT Gender and Racial Gaps Increase Misuse of Test Results Will Hurt College Diversity

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Bob Schaeffer (239) 395-6773
or Beth Beard (857) 350-8207

College Board Focus on Small Annual Score Variations Deflects Attention from Exam's Fundamental Flaws

"The College Board's annual promotion of meaningless changes in SAT scores is a 'red herring,' which diverts focus from the exam's fundamental flaws and the growing number of schools which have stopped requiring the test," according to the National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest).

Princeton Review State Test Rankings Equivalent to Arthur Anderson Audit of Enron

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Robert Schaeffer, FairTest (239) 395-6773

 

for immediate release Monday, May 4, 2003

FairTest Supreme Court Amicus Brief Demonstrates "Test Scores Do Not Equal 'Merit'"

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Robert Schaeffer, FairTest (239) 395-6773
Mark Savage, Public Advocates (415) 431-7430

for immediate release Tuesday, February 25, 2003

New Report Shows MCAS Will Block College Access for Thousands of Students

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Christina Perez (857) 350-8207
Monty Neill (857) 350-8207

 

for immediate release, Wednesday October 16, 2002
For the
text of the report click here.

 

Students Spared More MCAS Requirements; Commissioner Withdraws Proposal Due to Statewide Opposition to Using MCAS for College

for further information:
Karen Hartke (857) 350-8207
Sumner Kaplan (617) 457-8888

for immediate release Tuesday, May 28, 2002

 

A loud chorus of opposition from education experts, teachers, parents, college administrators and others from across the Commonwealth resulted in state Commissioner of Education David Driscoll withdrawing his motion to the Board of Education that high school students’ MCAS results be added to their transcripts.

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