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January 30, 2015

College Board Shares PSAT Results With Scholarship Providers

College Board is now giving students the option to have the results from their Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test sent to five more organizations that give scholarships to disadvantaged students.

January 07, 2015

Michigan to Switch from ACT to SAT for Statewide High School Testing

The College Board won the latest contract for statewide SAT testing for all high school juniors.

November 07, 2014

High School Students Misinformed About Colleges' Use of ACT and SAT Scores

A new survey of Kaplan SAT prep students finds that students tend to take the SAT because they are misinformed about the acceptance of ACT scores by colleges.

October 01, 2014

Changes to Preliminary SAT Set For 2015

Starting next fall, high school students will take a redesigned version of the PSAT/NMSQT following some of the same changes to test more critical thinking in store for the SAT.

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.

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