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August 20, 2014

Statewide ACT Testing Contracts Help Fuel Market Expansion

ACT participation continues to grow, with 19 states now committed to giving the ACT to all high school juniors.

August 20, 2014

ACT Scores Virtually Unchanged, But Participation Hits New High

The average composite SAT score was 21 for the high school class of 2014 and a record 57 percent of graduates took the college-entrance exam.

June 20, 2014

Hampshire College Drops Use of SAT or ACT Scores in Admissions

The Amherst, Mass., college decided not to accept standardized test scores after determining they were not good indicators of student success.

June 06, 2014

ACT to Feature New Indicators for Career Readiness, Understanding Complex Texts

Starting in the spring of 2015, ACT exam results will include new indicators on students' career readiness and ability to understand complex texts.

April 16, 2014

College Board Details New SAT Redesign With Release of Test Specs

Details and sample questions are released in advance of the spring 2016 roll out of the new redesigned SAT.

April 02, 2014

Performance Gaps Widen as High-Achieving Students Progress in High School

An Education Trust report follows high-achieving students through high school and discovers those from low-income backgrounds and students of color don't excel as much as their wealthier, white peers.

March 13, 2014

Education Community Discusses What Redesigned SAT Will Mean to Students

Some like emphasis on equity and fairness by College Board; others are awaiting test details and will be closely watching schools to see if they change to better prepare all students to be college ready.

December 04, 2013

Rollout of New SAT Delayed by One Year

To better align with the new common-core standards, the College Board plans to redesign the SAT with its debut slated for the spring of 2016, a delay of one year.

September 26, 2013

With New SAT Report, College Board Adopts Stronger Advocacy Tone

The roll-out of new SAT scores comes with a shift to advocacy tone from the College Board.

October 02, 2012

Live Chat Today on Moving the Dial on ACT/SAT Scores

Education Week hosts a free chat today at 2 p.m. to discuss SAT and ACT score trends and efforts to improve college readiness.

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