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"A Contrarian View of the Testing Industry,"

The Summer 2006 Issue
of the quarterly National Crosstalk features a
lengthy cover profile of FairTest titled, "A
Contrarian View of the Testing Industry
," which accurately
describes FairTest's situation.

 

http://www.highereducation.org/crosstalk/ct0306/news0306-fairtest.shtml

FairTest Praises N.Y. Senate Subpoena of College Board SAT Scoring Error Report

for further information:

Bob Schaeffer (239) 395-6773

cell: (239) 699-0468

for immediate release, Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Testimony of Robert Schaeffer Before the New York Senate Higher Education Committee

 

The January 18, 2006 Ed Week featured a piece on FairTest and the Joint Organizational Statement on NCLB

Education Week, January 18, 2006
At 4, NCLB Gets Praise and Fresh Call
to Amend It
By Andrew Trotter and Michelle R. Davis
Washington

A coalition of school, civil rights, and child-advocacy groups
handed a list of 14 recommendations for changing the federal
No Child Left Behind Act to congressional staff members at the
U.S. Capitol last week, just a day after President Bush vigorously
defended the law on its fourth anniversary.

SAT/ACT Optional Admissions List Soars to 730 Colleges

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Robert Schaeffer (239) 395-6773
cell (239) 699-0468

Flatline NAEP Scores Show Failure of Test-Driven School Reform

for immediate release, Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Minimal Changes in SAT and ACT Admissions Scores Show High School Graduation Testing Has Not Improved

for further information:
Bob Schaeffer (239) 395-6773
cell: (239) 699-0468
Dr. Monty Neill (857) 350-8207

for release with SAT College Bound Seniors scores, Tuesday, August 30, 2005
"Minor score changes on the SAT and ACT exams by this year's high school graduates again demonstrate the failure of the test-and-punish approach to meaningfully improve the quality of our public schools," according to the National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest).

No Child Left Behind Flunks on 3rd Anniversary Report Card; Law Needs Complete Overhaul to Promote School Reform

for further information:
Dr. Monty Neill (857) 350-8207
or Bob Schaeffer (239) 395-6773

for publication or broadcast on or after Wednesday, January 5, 2005

 

College Board Seeks to Suppress SAT Equity Charts; Lawyers' Letter Claims Copyright Control Over Data on Test's Bias

for further information
Bob Schaefer (239) 395-6773
cell (239) 699-0468

for immediate release Wednesday, December 1, 2004

College Board Seeks to Suppress SAT Equity Charts

for further information
Bob Schaefer (239) 395-6773
cell (239) 699-0468

for immediate release Wednesday, December 1, 2004

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