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September 19, 2017

Good Common-Core Test Scores Get You Accepted to College in This State

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 Battle With ACT, College Board Notches One More Win. But Who's Counting?

In its market-share battle with ACT, the College Board adds one more statewide contract: West Virginia.

September 14, 2017

Getting Into Selective High Schools: Test Scores, Race, and Income

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

Are More Students Submitting ACT Scores With College Applications?

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

Career-Tech-Ed Students Can Skip Exit Exams in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has a new law that allows career and technical education students to skip the state's high school exit exams.

June 22, 2017

Pearson Testing Mistakes Allow 10 Students to Get High School Diplomas

A scoring mistake by Pearson allowed 10 Mississippi students to graduate from high school, and the state says it won't revoke those diplomas.

June 15, 2017

Colorado to Downsize PARCC Testing

Colorado will no longer administer the full PARCC exam to students.

May 08, 2017

College Board Reports Score Gains From Free SAT Practice

The College Board released new data showing that students boosted their SAT scores by using its free Khan Academy practice.

May 08, 2017

California Close to Dumping High School Exit Exam

California Assembly voted to dump the state's controversial high school exit exam. Now the bill goes to the Senate.

May 01, 2017

Oregon to Drop Smarter Balanced in High School

Oregon becomes the latest state to drop the federally funded consortium tests—in this case, Smarter Balanced—at the high school level.

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