ERIC Number: ED346105
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
FairTest Examiner, Volumes 1-5, 1987-1991.
FairTest Examiner, v1-5 1987-1991
The FairTest Examiner is a quarterly newsletter that discusses the appropriate use of tests and test results. Many of the features address recent events in the field of educational testing reform. The bulletin's regular features include: current news items, a list of recommended reading material, a listing of FairTest personnel, announcements of speaking engagements by FairTest staff members, a FairTest calendar of events, a listing of FairTest publications, and an order form for obtaining selected publications. The bulletin often includes a short test and suggested answers which highlight problematic items on widely used standardized tests (LFD).
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Educational Change, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Newsletters, Racial Bias, Sex Bias, Standardized Tests, Test Bias, Test Use, Testing Problems
FairTest, Box 1272, Harvard Sq. Station, Cambridge, MA 02238 ($15.00 per year for individuals and $25.00 per year for institutions).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rockefeller Family Fund, Inc., New York, NY.; Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Fair and Open Testing (FairTest), Cambridge, MA.
Identifiers: National Center for Fair and Open Testing; Reform Efforts; Teacher Competency Testing