Richard P Phelps

P-12 & Higher Ed

  • Assessment
  • Cheating
  • International comparisons
  • Entrance exams
  • Accountability
  • Data and statistics
  • ACT
  • SAT
  • Standardized tests

Richard P. Phelps is founder of the Nonpartisan Education Group, editor of Nonpartisan Education Review, a Fulbright Scholar, and fellow of the Psychophysics Laboratory. He has authored, or edited and co-authored Correcting Fallacies about Educational and Psychological Testing (APA); Standardized Testing Primer (Peter Lang); Defending Standardized Testing (Psychology Press); Kill the Messenger (Transaction), and several statistical compendia. Phelps has worked with several test development organizations, including ACT, AIR, ETS, the OECD, Pearson, and Westat. He holds degrees from Washington, Indiana, and Harvard Universities, and a doctorate degree in public policy from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.