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May 12, 2016

Some Early Reactions to Just-Released Scores From the New SAT

While students are pleased that their scores seem to be higher on the next test, there is confusion about how the numbers will affect their college-admission prospects.

May 03, 2016

College Board's Coleman: New SAT Helping Wider Range of Students

The president of the College Board hinted Tuesday that the new SAT has enabled a broader range of students to perform well on the college-admissions exam.

April 19, 2016

College Board Attacks ACT's Live Teaching Prep Service

The criticism marks a bracing change in the tone and substance of the College Board's rhetoric.

April 14, 2016

Draft Rules on ESSA Provide Testing Protections for Students With Disabilities

States would have to prove that students who take the SAT or ACT have the testing accommodations they need.

April 01, 2016

EdWeek Market Brief: College Board Scrutinized for Security Breaches on SAT Test in Asia

A special report by Reuters finds that the College Board is reusing SAT questions that it knew had been compromised by cheating in Asia.

March 25, 2016

State Testing: Education Week's Interactive Breakdown of 2015-16 Plans

Education Week's survey of all states shows three key shifts in testing, including a continued tilt toward requiring the SAT or ACT, and an erosion of PARCC and Smarter Balanced strength at the high school level.

March 07, 2016

SAT Test-Taking Declines in Settings Not Sponsored by States or Districts

A modest increase in the number of students taking the SAT is fueled largely by state or district programs that offer, or require, the college-entrance exam. Outside those programs, numbers have dropped sharply.

March 07, 2016

Testing: A Lot Is Riding on Federal Negotiations

'Negotiated rulemaking' has the potential to shape federal testing mandates, particularly at the high school level.

March 02, 2016

College Board Aims at Test-Prep Tutors in Barring March 5 SAT-Takers

Nearly all of those excluded from the March 5 SAT are test-prep professionals, but the College Board won't confirm that it was targeting that sector.

March 02, 2016

Florida Advances Bill to Substitute SAT, ACT for State Tests

The bill would allow districts, and parents, to choose which tests their child should take instead of the statewide assessment.

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