Education Apr 05

A SAT Preparation book. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Should the SAT be optional? Bribery scandal renews debate

The scheme in which wealthy parents allegedly bribed their children's way into top schools also has highlighted deeper concerns about the fairness of using SAT and ACT tests — gatekeepers for a U.S. admissions system already seen as favoring wealth…

May 08

ACT to expand computer-based testing

WASHINGTON — ACT test takers take note: The No. 2 pencil is losing its cachet. Greater numbers of high school students will be able to take the college entrance exam on a computer next year.

Mar 05

One of the most frequently taken college admission exams in America has just undergone a significant makeover. The College Board, which administers the SAT, announced Wednesday the first major changes to the test since 2005. The changes, which will not…

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