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December 01, 2016

College Board to Offer More Accommodations for Students With Disabilities, ELLs

The College Board will make it easier for students with disabilities to request test accommodations, after the Department of Justice began looking into the lack of support for students with disabilities.

September 27, 2016

College Board's Statewide SAT Contracts Reaching Twice as Many Students

Battling for market share against ACT Inc., the College Board is counting on its redesigned suite of SAT and PSAT tests to help it win statewide contracts.

September 27, 2016

SAT Results 2016: It's Complicated

The class of 2016 posted slightly lower scores on the old SAT. The College Board didn't release scores from the new SAT, which made its debut this year.

September 21, 2016

Reuters Investigation: New SAT Design Disadvantages Low-Scoring Students

A new investigative report by the news agency Reuters raises questions about the validity of the new SAT, claiming that it's designed in a way that puts low-scoring students at a disadvantage on the math section, and that the College Board knew about the flaw.

September 02, 2016

College Board SAT Designer Drawn Into FBI Investigation

A former College Board official who had a lead role in designing the new SAT—and then became an ardent critic of the process—has become part of an FBI investigation into possible security breaches in the college-entrance exam.

August 30, 2016

Kaplan Edges Into the Free-PSAT-Prep Market

Kaplan Test Prep announces a free online course for the PSAT, aimed at helping students compete for National Merit scholarships.

August 08, 2016

Another University Allows 'Score Choice' on the SAT

A recent decision by the University of Pennsylvania to let students choose which SAT scores to submit has sparked renewed reflection about how to level the playing field in college admissions.

July 28, 2016

SAT Subject Tests See Steep Decline in Participation

Even as the SAT itself grows in popularity, its subject tests are declining, in part because many colleges and universities no longer require them.

June 15, 2016

Barely Half of Colleges Validate Use of SAT, ACT as Success Predictors

A new study shows that while most colleges and universities require the SAT or ACT for admission, many do not conduct research to prove that such scores are good predictors of college grades, persistence, and graduation.

May 27, 2016

The Anti-Common-Core College-Admissions Test?

Still under development, the test is being pitched by conservatives as an SAT and ACT alternative for students in non-common-core states, and those who are home-schooled or attend private schools.

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