FairTest in the News Febraury 2010

On February 17, the Washington Post "The Answer Sheet" blog featured a contribution by FairTest's Lisa Guisbond on linking teachers' pay to their students' test scores, which attracted more reader comments than any other posting to the site in the past several months:

and the Los Angeles Times relied heavily on quotes from FairTest to frame a story exploring the roots of recent test-cheating scandals:

Saturday, 2/13/10, the New York Times also quoted FairTest on test cheating:

Febraury 11 we had a letter-to-the-editor published in the same paper about NCLB renewal:

TIME for Kids Magazine juxtaposed our views with those of Education Secretary Arne Duncan in an interesting back-and-forth format:

Meanwhile a number of major outlets reported on the latest round of National Merit scholarship criticism, in which FairTest played a central role including CBS Moneywatch:

and the Atlanta Journal Constitution:


So far in February, In addition to coverage in national and regional media, we've been quoted in the National Journal "Education Experts" blog, Chronicle of Higher Education, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, St. Petersburg Times, Burlington Free Press, Bergen Record, etc. and had letters to the editor published in the Boston Globe and Education Week