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Fair Testing Advocates Urge College Board: Cancel Special “Rich Kids SAT”

for further information:
Bob Schaeffer     (239) 395-6773
Elizabeth Stone   (650) 579-6180

for use after 10:30am EDT, Monday, June 4, 2012

FAIR TESTING ADVOCATES URGE COLLEGE BOARD: CANCEL SPECIAL, AUGUST 3 “RICH KIDS SAT”

The National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest) and independent counselor Dr. Elizabeth Stone, who exposed a controversial plan to administer an official SAT exam on August 3 only to students enrolled in a $4,500 program, today called on the College Board to cancel that test.

FairTest Protests Special Mid-Summer SAT Limited to "Rich Kids"

for further information:
Bob Schaeffer     (239) 395-6773
Elizabeth Stone   (650) 579-6180

for immediate release, Wednesday, May 30, 2012

FairTest's Op Ed in The Atlanta Journal Constitution: When put to a test, testing culture flunks

By Robert Schaeffer

Across the U.S., the politically mandated misuse of standardized tests is damaging public schools and the children they serve. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s investigation of suspicious test scores around the nation is just the latest example. Experts may debate the methodology, but there is no question that cheating on standardized exams is widespread. In just the past three academic years, FairTest has documented confirmed cases of test score manipulation in 33 states plus the District of Columbia.

 

FairTest Press Release on Many Test-Optional Schools Earning High U.S. News Rankings

for immediate release, Tuesday, September 13, 2011

What to Look For in Next Week’s SAT Score Report and U.S. News College Rankings

for immediate release, Thursday, September 8, 2011

FairTest News Release: Flat ACT scores shows failure of test-driven "school reform" + ACT score results.

FairTest Reacts to the 2010 SAT Scores

for further information:                                                                 

Bob Schaeffer (239) 395-6773

cell  (239) 699-0468

for use with annual SAT scores release – 11:00am, Monday, September 13, 2010

2010 College-bound Seniors Average SAT Scores

 

2010 COLLEGE BOUND SENIORS AVERAGE SAT SCORES

with score changes from 2006*                                    

2010 College-bound seniors average ACT Scores

 


2010 COLLEGE BOUND SENIORS AVERAGE ACT SCORES

Approximately 1.57 million test takers, of whom ~55% were female

 

  Composite Score

Five Year Score Trend (2006-2010)

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN THE 2010 ACT & SAT SCORE REPORTS

for immediate release, Tuesday, August 17, 2010

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN THIS MONTH’S ACT & SAT SCORE REPORTS

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