Standardized Tests

Standardized Tests
Sep 07, 2017
But gaps remain, based on levels of preparedness and by race and ethnicity.


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February 10, 2020
Advanced Placement participation and exam scores have been on the rise over the last decade. But access for specific groups of underserved students continues to fall behind and in some cases has declined over the last year, College Board says.
September 30, 2019
What's next for colleges that go test optional? Andrew Palumbo offers a view.
September 7, 2017
But gaps remain, based on levels of preparedness and by race and ethnicity.
August 24, 2016
Large gaps remain evident when looking at average scores by racial and ethnic group.
May 17, 2016
The changes in the new SAT reflect a very different -- and questionable -- view of the qualities that are important for success in college, argues Ben Paris.
May 16, 2016
ACT accuses College Board of jumping the gun in explaining how to compare scores on the new SAT. Many debate impact of seemingly higher SAT scores under new test.
April 22, 2016
The ASU GSV Summit, where investors and start-ups frolic, welcomes more educators and focuses more on working with higher ed than on conquering it.
January 26, 2016
New study suggests the SAT may over- or underpredict first-year college grades of hundreds of thousands of students.
January 13, 2016
NCAA punishes U of Louisiana-Lafayette over egregious case of test fraud -- and the university in turn sues ACT over its role.
July 31, 2015
New framework for AP U.S. history has more American exceptionalism and more on the Founding Fathers, responding to critics who said first version was too leftist.



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