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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.

Fact Sheet: "Tests, Cheating and Educational Corruption"

FairTest on the Atlanta Cheating Scandal

 

Diane Ravitch to Receive FairTest's "Deborah W. Meier Hero in Education" Award

At a reception and ceremony on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, at the Julia Richman Education Complex in Manhattan, New York City, FairTest will honor Diane Ravitch for her longtime commitment and contribution to public education, especially to educational equity.  

ESEA Reauthorization and Ending the "School-to-Prison" Pipeline: A Congressional Briefing

ESEA Reauthorization and Ending the “School-to-Prison” Pipeline: A Congressional Briefing

Sponsored by U.S. Senator Bernard Sanders

Friday, June 24, 2011, 11:00 – 12:00

Senate Dirksen Room 562

Flawed Massachusetts Teacher Evaluation Proposal Risks Further Damage to Teaching and Learning

Flawed Massachusetts Teacher Evaluation Proposal Risks Further Damage to Teaching and Learning By the Massachusetts Working Group on Teacher Evaluation of the National Center for Fair & Open Testing

Full Report

2 Page Executive Summary

 

Overhauling ESEA to Improve Public Schools: FEA’s Reauthorization Proposals

Detailed FairTest study of NAEP results shows NCLB has not led to improved student learning.

FairTest has written a detailed analysis of NAEP trends conclusively showing that the rate of progress on NAEP has slowed or stagnated for most all groups in both reading and math and all grades tested on both the NAEP Long-term trend and NAEP Main tests. This shows NCLB has not produced improved learning outcomes. See the report here.

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