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What to Look for in this month's ACT & SAT Score Reports

for immediate release, Monday, August 17, 2009

FairTest critical comments on US Education Department's "Race to the Top Fund" guidelines.

TO AVOID SLIPPING BACKWARDS ON EDUCATION REFORM, DRAFT “RACE TO THE TOP” GUIDELINES MUST BE REVISED

A Critical Analysis of the Citizen's Commission on Civil Rights Report

A Critical Analysis of the Citizen's Commission on Civil Rights report,
National Teachers Unions and the Struggle Over School Reform


by Monty Neill, FairTest

July 14, 2009

FairTest - NEA State Assessment Reform Conference

Materials from FairTest-National Education Association State Assessment Reform Conference


Transforming State Assessment Systems: Conference Materials

In May 2009, FairTest and the National Education Association held a conference on transforming state assessment systems. Materials from this conference include:

- Potential Principles for Building High-Quality State Assessment Systems (a starting point for conference discussions)

Empowering Schools and Improving Learning

A Joint Organizational Statement on the Federal Role in Public Schooling

Vision of Public Education

NAEP RESULTS PRODUCE MORE EVIDENCE OF NCLB'S FAILURE

Contact Monty Neill 857-350-8207 or 8208 x 101
Lisa Guisbond 617-730-5445


for immediate release, April 28, 2009

Join FairTest in honoring Deborah Meier.

PLEASE JOIN FAIRTEST TO HONOR DEBORAH W. MEIER AND CELEBRATE THE CREATION OF THE DEBORAH W. MEIER AWARD FOR HEROES IN EDUCATION

Deb Meier 

Test Optional Schools List Tops 815!

for further information, contact
Jesse Mermell (617) 350-8207
Robert Schaeffer (239) 395-6773
cell (239) 699-0468

for use on or after Tuesday, March 3, 2009

 

LIST OF TEST-OPTIONAL SCHOOLS TOPS 815;
AS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS PREPARE FOR ADMISSIONS TESTS, MORE COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES ELIMINATE ACT/SAT REQUIREMENTS

 

Questions for Arne Duncan, Nominee for Secretary of Education


These are questions FairTest believes should be asked of Arne Duncan at his confirmation hearing for Secretary of Education, to be held before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee on Tuesday, January 13.

Open Letter to President-elect Obama on 7th Anniversary of NCLB

Open Letter to President-elect Obama

On the 7th Anniversary of the “No Child Left Behind” Law

“Keep Your Promises to Fix NCLB”

 

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