Monty Neill has led the work of FairTest (the National Center for Fair & Open Testing) since 1987. Neill joins the Education Town Hall BUS to share findings of Fairtest’s recently published report, “The Testing Resistance and Reform Movement,” and discuss the current state of test resistance.
The BUS — BadAss Teachers Association, United Opt Out, Save Our Schools March — broadcasts once/month, usually on the 4th Thursday, but November 20 and December 18, due to Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
This month’s BUS drivers are Denisha Jones of Badass Teachers Association and United Opt Out, and Rosalie Friend of Save Our Schools March.
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As executive director of FairTest (the National Center for Fair & Open Testing), Monty Neill initiated national and state coalitions of education, civil rights, religious, disability and parent organizations to work toward fundamental change in the assessment of students and in accountability. He chairs the national Forum on Educational Accountability and is author of a number of related publications. In addition, Neill has administrative experience at the pre-school, high school and college levels. More here