Beyond Brown: Pursuing the Promise Image Strip of Linda Brown walking to school, girl taking test at desk, Nettie Hunt and daughter with newspaper headline on steps of Supreme Court, present day children raising hands, children at computers
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Florida Coalition for Assessment Reform
The Florida Coalition for Assessment Reform, Inc. (FCAR) is a grassroots not-for-profit organization that provides resources and assistance to parents, teachers, students, and other citizens who support constructive assessment.

Manhattan Institute
The Manhattan Instiitute is a think tank whose mission is to develop and disseminate new ideas that foster greater economic choice and individual responsibility.

National Board on Education Testing and Public Policy
The National Board on Educational Testing and Public Policy monitors tests for appropriate use and technical adequacy. The Board focuses primarily on tests that are highly consequential for students, teachers, and schools. These include tests used in making admissions, promotion, or graduation decisions and tests used to evaluate schools and school reform.

American Educational Research Association
The American Educational Research Association is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results.

Fair Test
The National Center for Fair & Open Testing (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.

“We place special emphasis on eliminating the racial, class, gender, and cultural barriers to equal opportunity posed by standardized tests, and preventing their damage to the quality of education. Based on Goals and Principles, we provide information, technical assistance and advocacy on a broad range of testing concerns, focusing on three areas: K-12, university admissions, and employment tests.”

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