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Position Paper on NCLB and the School to Prison Pipeline

FairTest and five other organizations have issued a paper, Federal Policy, ESEA and the School to Prison Pipeline. It looks at testing, school climate and 'zero tolerance' discipline policies as causes of the Pipeline, and makes recommendations on assessment, accountability, discipline and student re-entry to schools.

FairTest Press Release on 2011 State of the Union Speech

FairTest urges President Obama to use State of the Union address to
overhaul education policy, rely on research and evidence, not ideology,
cut mandated testing and improve assessment. See the full news release.

FairTest is moving!

FairTest is moving!


Our new phone, effective Dec 31, 2010, will be 617- 477-9792.

Our new mailing address is: FairTest, P.O. Box 300204, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.

Our email remains the same: fairtest@fairtest.org.

 

FairTest Reacts to the 2010 SAT Scores

for further information:                                                                 

Bob Schaeffer (239) 395-6773

cell  (239) 699-0468

for use with annual SAT scores release – 11:00am, Monday, September 13, 2010

2010 College-bound Seniors Average SAT Scores

 

2010 COLLEGE BOUND SENIORS AVERAGE SAT SCORES

with score changes from 2006*                                    

2010 College-bound seniors average ACT Scores

 


2010 COLLEGE BOUND SENIORS AVERAGE ACT SCORES

Approximately 1.57 million test takers, of whom ~55% were female

 

  Composite Score

Five Year Score Trend (2006-2010)

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN THE 2010 ACT & SAT SCORE REPORTS

for immediate release, Tuesday, August 17, 2010

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN THIS MONTH’S ACT & SAT SCORE REPORTS

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN THE 2010 ACT & SAT SCORE REPORTS

for immediate release, Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Fact Sheet: Multiple Measures: A Definition and Examples from the U.S. and Other Nations

Multiple Measures: A Definition and Examples from the U.S. and Other Nations

Summary

Definition. Multiple measures: the use of multiple indicators and sources of evidence of student learning, of varying kinds, gathered at multiple points in time, within and across subject areas.

A Better Way to Assess Students and Evaluate Schools

A Better Way to Assess Students and Evaluate Schools

By Monty Neill

Published in Education Week Online: June 18, 2010

 

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