Welcome to FairTest

FairTest works to end the misuses and flaws of standardized testing and to ensure that evaluation of students, teachers and schools is fair, open, valid and educationally beneficial.

Test Optional Colleges

What's New


Colleges and Universities Are Test-Optional for Fall 2023 Applicants

College Admissions and Assessment

The test optional/test free movement in admissions should change the way we think about assessment in K-12 schooling.

SAT Test-Taking Down 21%; ACT Continues Slide

2022 data shows significant drop in participation as students respond to college admissions policies.


FairTest works for usage of educational assessments to enhance student learning and outcomes and to improve school quality rather than to punish students, teachers, and schools.

Higher Education

FairTest works to end overuse and misuse of admissions tests, which research shows provides only limited predictive validity and disadvantages women, low-income students, and underrepresented minorities.

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Members of the Media

For all inquiries contact:

Harry Feder:  harry@fairtest.org, 917-273-8939 OR

Bob Schaeffer:  bobschaeffer@fairtest.org, 239-395-6773