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See also High Stakes Testing vs. Authentic Assessment (internal link)
- Board of Testing and Assessment (BOTA) A prestigious panel of national experts convened by the National Academy of Science. Oct 2, 2009 Letter form BOTA to The Honorable Arne Duncan. This letter expresses strong reservations about the use of standardized tests for high stakes decision making.
- FairTest says"Race to the Top" funding guidelines need to be thoroughly overhauled, are inconsistent with President Obama positions, and will worsen NCLB testing consequences. http://www.fairtest.org/fairtest-critical-comments-us-education-department