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Room for Debate: Can Writing Be Assessed?
The SAT is making the essay component of the college admissions exam optional. Is this a sign that writing can't be properly graded? Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:58:23 -0700
Changes to SAT lauded
Upcoming changes to the SAT standardized test likely will prove beneficial, according to two local college coordinators. The College Board — the private nonprofit that publishes the SAT — recently announced plans to extensively revise the college admissions exam. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 02:14:44 -0700
College Board has made SAT even easier – again
It turns out that SAT words were too abstruse. The College Board is updating its iconic test yet again in ways that are indistinguishable from dumbing it down. The old... Tue, 11 Mar 2014 02:14:24 -0700
Can Writing Be Assessed?
The SAT is making the essay component of the college admissions exam optional. Is this a sign that writing can't be properly graded? Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:50:23 -0700
College admissions are a joke: Why the process has nothing to do with education
The truth is, SATs and college admissions in general are just about socioeconomic sorting. What's the point? Mon, 10 Mar 2014 05:38:40 -0700
SAT changes: York County schools, area colleges say bravo
Some local college and high school officials say they hope changes coming to the SAT will help level the playing field for students and measure what they're really learning in classrooms. Sat, 08 Mar 2014 15:42:44 -0800
Revisions to the SAT college admissions test follow years of gains for rival ACT exam
The SAT college admissions test will face a challenge in attracting students who are choosing the rival exam. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 18:49:18 -0800
College Board Announces Big Changes for Students Taking the SAT
US Students Will Be Tested on Founding Documents in New SAT Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:33:27 -0800
College Board changes SAT to look a lot more like ACT
The College Board announced a major redesign of the SAT exam Wednesday – the first since 2005 – as well as new efforts to support low-income students in college readiness and applying to college. In certain ways, the changes announced Wednesday will bring the SAT more in line with the ACT, the other widespread college admissions exam, which recently overtook the SAT in popularity. The ACT also ... Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:23:32 -0800
College Board overhaul of SAT makes essay optional, returns to scale of 1,600
Set to debut in 2016, the new version will include more “relevant” vocabulary, return to the 1,600-point scale (from the current 2,400) and make the essay portion optional. That essay will no longer ask students to opine based on their own experiences and background, but will ask them to analyze texts and cite evidence in their arguments. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 14:21:08 -0800
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