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June 22, 2015

Is Advanced Placement's Value in the Class or the Test?

A Utah study suggests the main benefit for Advanced Placement students comes for those who complete and pass the test.

May 29, 2013

Storify: Test to Fill in IQ Gaps, Gauge 'Rationality'

Since time immemorial, teachers and parents alike have shaken their heads at bright students doing dumb things. Now researchers want to fill in the "rationality gap" in modern intelligence tests.

January 07, 2011

NSF Leader to Researchers: Explore Post-High School Transitions

A top National Science Foundation official believes researchers should be doing more to help educators trying to align their curricula to the requirements of college and the workforce.

April 20, 2009

The SAT: A Test at "War with Itself."

Richard C. Atkinson, the former president of the University of California, is widely credited with having helped make the SAT what it is today. That's because, in 2001, when he was still at the helm of that huge university system, Atkinson recommended dropping the test as an admissions requirement ...


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