A new study raises questions about how easily states can use the SAT or ACT instead of their required high school achievement tests.
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January 08, 2018
December 21, 2017
The most-read blog posts of 2017 show a wide-ranging interest in financial aid, the value of high school diplomas and bachelor's degrees, and, yes, testing screwups.
November 20, 2017
Two districts in Florida are asking the state to waive or change high school testing requirements for students who fled their homes in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
October 16, 2017
Thousands of tests were scored incorrectly in Tennessee. The vendor has fixed the problem, but it's taking a toll in a state that's endured several rounds of problems with its assessments.
September 19, 2017
South Dakota becomes the first state to offer guaranteed admission to students based on their performance on the Smarter Balanced exam.
September 15, 2017
In its market-share battle with ACT, the College Board adds one more statewide contract: West Virginia.
September 14, 2017
Test scores, race, and family income are just some of the factors that influence who gets in to selective-admissions high schools in Philadelphia, raising questions of access and equity.
September 13, 2017
College admissions officers have noticed an increase in the number of students submitting ACT scores with their college applications, according to a survey by Kaplan, which partners with ACT to offer test prep for that exam.
June 26, 2017
Pennsylvania has a new law that allows career and technical education students to skip the state's high school exit exams.
June 22, 2017
A scoring mistake by Pearson allowed 10 Mississippi students to graduate from high school, and the state says it won't revoke those diplomas.