WASHINGTON — Not so tricky. More straightforward. Guessing allowed. The newly redesigned SAT college entrance exam that debuts nationally Saturday is getting good reviews from some of the students who took it early this week.
By Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press
The scores for the SAT this year were at the lowest they have been since the exam was overhauled a decade ago. Bloomberg education reporter Janet Lorin joins Alison Stewart for more on the dramatic dip in scores.
By PBS NewsHour
SAT scores for college hopefuls that took the exam in October are out. That is, unless the test taker is a resident of China or South Korea. Concerns over cheating have the College Board and the Educational Testing Service, the…
By Kyla Calvert Mason
The College Board announced a partial overhaul of the SAT, slated to take effect in the spring of 2016, which will eliminate the mandatory essay, revert to a top score of 1600 and create new fee waivers for lower-income students,…
By PBS NewsHour
By April Brown
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…
A nice SAT or ACT score may end up paying dividends even after college graduation.
Average Scores for SAT Tests Drop as Pool of Students Who Take Test Widens…
Students get graded by test scores, but how do we best determine if a school is "good" or "bad"? Education Correspondent John Merrow examines that question.
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