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…

Education Mar 04

A SAT Preparation book. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Early reviews say new SAT ‘wasn’t so bad’

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.

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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