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Pearson's History of Testing Problems

PEARSON’S HISTORY OF TESTING PROBLEMS

compiled by Bob Schaeffer, Public Education Director

FairTest: National Center for Fair & Open Testing

Updated June 11, 2019

 

1998 California – test score delivery delayed

1999-2000 Arizona – 12,000 tests misgraded due to flawed answer key

2000 Florida – test score delivery delayed resulting in $4 million fine

Testing Resistance & Reform News: March 19 - 25, 2014

Anyone who still believes that the resistance to testing misuse and overuse is confined to a few big cities and "liberal" activists, should click through this week's news clips. In fact, testing protests are spreading across "deep red" states" such as Alaska, Tennessee, Texas and Utah. And "conservative" commentators are speaking out against standardized exam overkill.

FairTest Reaction to "New" SAT Plan: Overhaul Likely to Spur Test-Optional Admission

               for further information:                                                                 

New Report Shows Test-Optional Admissions Helps Diversity, Excellence

for further information:                                                                 

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

for release Tuesday, February 18, 2014

FairTest News Release on Public Letter about Standardized Testing by 120+ Children's Authors & Illustrators

for further information:                                                                 
Dr. Monty Neill (617) 477-9792
Bob Schaeffer    (239) 395-6773

Public Letter on Standardized Testing from Authors and Illustrators of Books for Children and Youth

October 22, 2013

President Barack Obama
The White House
Washington, DC 20500

Dear President Obama,

Public Letter on Standardized Testing from Authors and Illustrators of Books for Children and Youth

October 22, 2013

President Barack Obama
The White House
Washington, DC 20500

Dear President Obama,

FairTest Infographic: Common Core: More Tests, But Not Better

 

FairTest Press Release on 2013 Release of SAT Scores

For more information:                                                                  
Bob Schaeffer (239) 395-6773
cell  (239) 699-0468

for use with annual SAT scores release –  12:01am Thursday, September 26, 2013

2014 National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Scores Released

for further information:

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

 

for immediate release, Thursday, September 11, 2014

NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP QUALIFYING SCORES RELEASED FOR 2014

 

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