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I took my first SAT this Saturday. It felt weird because unlike any other standardized tests I took, I didn’t feel nervous at all since I could either cancel my scores or take it again in March. 85 more words

New Jersey Drops Controversial Standardized Test Requirements

VERONA, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Taking a controversial standardized test will no longer be a graduation requirement in New Jersey.

It’s been an ongoing battle for some parents at odds with PARCC, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers test. 274 more words


Improve Your Test Scores

Are you stressing about testing? Most students do. Don’t worry, help is in sight! Follow these tips to improve your scores on any type of standardized test – the SAT, ACT, TOEFL, GRE, LSAT, or GMAT. 1,061 more words

Spring Testing

There is a lot of debate over Spring Testing. It can stress kids, parents and teachers alike. I’ve heard it called a “necessary evil”. Yikes! Many parents are upset that teaching stops in February and the teachers are just “teaching the test”. 393 more words

Buffalo State professor hopeful for the future of Common Core

Kyle Fallon

(Buffalo, N.Y.) — Earlier this month, New York students in grades 3-8 began taking the state assessment tests for English language arts (ELA) and Math, which are based on national Common Core standards. 411 more words


Which is a better comparative measure of student achievement, the GPA or standardized test scores?

A recent study has shown that GPAs in US high schools have risen significantly while SAT scores have fallen – two conflicting trends that point toward grade inflation.   284 more words