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

ASSESSMENT for Equity and Excellence

FairTest Explains its Vision for K-12 Assessment Reform

Harry Feder is new FairTest Executive Director

Longtime Public School Educator and Attorney is Performance Assessment Expert


FairTest works for reasonable, limited, and beneficial usage of standardized assessments to improve educational outcomes 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.

Get Involved

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