Exciting news: Khan Academy is partnering with the College Board so that all students who want to go to college can prepare for the SAT at their own pace, at no cost. 327 more words
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Jeannie did some news research and found a bunch of interesting articles related to issues we’ve been discussing in the course, especially regarding :
Ati and Madison sent me links to some articles about changes in the SAT, related to the discussion we had in class on Thursday.
The College Board is changing the Scholastic Aptitude Test or SAT for the second time in ten years. The test is used to test scholastic aptitude and is used by colleges to rank students in the admission process. 485 more words
The impetus for the new SAT appears to have come from several concerns about the existing college admission exam: 1) pricing and accessibility for underserved students, 2) unfair advantages for students whose families can afford to buy test prep, 3) adjusting text components to align with the Common Core and “the skills really needed for college,” 4) losing market share to the ACT, and, 5) eliminating the “tricks” that were part of doing well on the test. 155 more words