1.Talk to others about test misuse. Break the silence by talking with other parents, teachers, neighbors and friendsone on one, in small groups, or at house parties.Share the facts about test overuse and misuse. • Use the fact sheets at http://www.fairtest.org/fact%20sheets.
FairTest submitted written testimony on how high-stakes connects testing with punitive discipline and the school-to-prison pipeline, to the subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights of the Senate Committee on the
NEW SCHOOL YEAR: DOUBLING DOWN ON FAILED ED. POLICY
Washington Post "The Answer Sheet" Blog -- August 9, 2012
This was written by Lisa Guisbond, a policy analyst for the National Center for Fair and Open Testing, known as FairTest, a Boston-based organization that aims to improve standardized testing practices and evaluations of students, teachers and schools.