Worried that coronavirus testing disruptions will harm their college applications, a coalition of student groups is calling on colleges and universities to accept applications without SAT or ACT scores when application season starts up again next fall.
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March 23, 2020
March 23, 2020
"We're holding out hope we can bring a sense of completion and finality to kids and families and end this unprecedented year on a positive note," American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten said.
March 20, 2020
The tests will be offered in 45-minute online exams, which students can take on one of two dates later this spring, the College Board announced on Friday.
March 17, 2020
Spring testing is being cancelled or delayed as the coronavirus closes tens of thousands of schools nationwide. EdWeek is tracking states' assessment plans.
February 14, 2020
A new study found that eliminating state testing did not have an effect on overall teacher turnover and attrition.
February 06, 2020
Nearly one-quarter of the high school graduates of 2019 who took Advanced Placement exams scored a 3 or higher, continuing trends of score improvements among students overall, according to results released Thursday by the College Board. But the results also show small declines for three ethnic groups, including white students.
November 12, 2019
In the wake of falling reading scores on the test known as the Nation's Report Card, 12 major education groups are calling on schools to adopt evidence-based reading instruction.
July 24, 2019
The organization hopes the change, which will take place starting with the next round of exams in November, will make it more affordable for students to take the tests.
October 04, 2018
Tennessee improved its teacher evaluation and training systems by integrating data and teacher voice, according to a new report. But value-added measures that evaluate teachers based on student test scores remain controversial.
July 11, 2016
An increasing number of schools are revamping their grading practices, including the use of 'no zero' policies.