Robert Schaeffer
Public Education Director

P-12, Higher Ed

  • ACT
  • Admission
  • Assessment
  • Entrance exams
  • SAT

Bob Schaeffer is the public education director of FairTest, the National Center for Fair & Open Testing. Previously, Schaeffer served as research director of the Massachusetts legislature’s Joint Committee on Human Services and Elderly Affairs. He was also a staff member of the Education Research Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was both an undergraduate and graduate student. Schaeffer is the author of “Standardized Tests and Teacher Competence” and a contributor to “SAT Wars: The Case for Test-Optional College Admissions.” He has also co-authored many FairTest publications, including “Standardized Tests and Our Children: A Guide to Testing Reform,” “Implementing Performance Assessments,” and “The SAT Coaching Cover-Up.