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Board wants 60% to hit SAT scores

Idaho’s higher education task force could set a number of ambitious goals — including a marked improvement in SAT scores.

One of the task force’s work groups wants to see 60 percent of Idaho’s high school juniors meet the SAT’s college- and career-readiness benchmarks by 2022-23.

That’s a big lift. In April, only 32 percent of Idaho high school juniors met the SAT benchmarks.

According to the College Board, the nonprofit that administers the SAT, students who score at least a 480 in math and science and 530 in math are likely to earn at least a C in introductory college courses. (Each section of the SAT is graded on a scale ranging from 200 to 800)/Kevin Richert, SR. More here.



D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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