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Why are people like me so bothered by the growing rejection of the SAT and ACT? More than 60% of all U.S. four-year colleges and universities have now made the traditional entrance tests optional next year, a long-term trend boosted by the pandemic.
Men’s and women’s college basketball coaches are proposing the NCAA eliminate standardized testing requirements from initial-eligibility standards.
The company that administers the SAT college entrance exam is scrapping plans to provide a home version of the test this year, saying it can’t guarantee all students would have access to the needed technology.
The university said the decision is aimed at easing the stress and complexity of applying to college, while prioritizing long-term academic success over onetime test scores.
The university said Tuesday it will continue reviewing applications “holistically,” accounting for applicants’ courses, grades, writing and extracurricular activities, including part-time jobs.
Local universities are embracing admission policies that are less dependent on SAT and ACT test scores. The alternative includes personal interviews and essays – along with good grades – that can underscore a student’s potential.
State and local educators say students may be giving undue weight to those scores, especially since their importance varies depending on where a student wants to attend college.
Jerry Post opened Mathnasium in the Lincoln Heights shopping in December. The math learning center is one of more than 800 franchises throughout the U.S. The former KXLY news director said when he was ready for a career change, he looked for “something rewarding that would give back to the community …”
Idaho students showed gains in English and math on standardized tests, but 11th graders did worse than last year on the SAT college entrance exam.
The online education platform Khan Academy has partnered with the College Board to provide free coaching for the SAT test. Top commercial programs cost around $1,000.
The firm that owns the SAT college entrance exam is boosting security worldwide following test-stealing and other cheating in recent years. The College Board said it’s reducing the number of international testing dates from six per year to four for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years. It says the move will reduce opportunities for test content to be stolen.
The latest scores from the ACT college entrance exam suggest many of this year’s high school graduates aren’t ready for college-level course work.
Nearly all of the largest high schools in North Idaho performed above the state average on this year’s SAT tests, with one school - Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy - again on top with the highest composite score in Idaho.
Idaho’s new SAT scores are in, and the scores on the college-entrance exam are a mixed bag, reports Idaho Education News. Students taking the exam in April – Idaho pays for all students to take the SAT – posted an average score of 511 on...
Students in Spokane, and across the nation, will see a new revamped SAT test Saturday.
College admission directors share their thoughts on how to simplify and ease the college application process.
BOISE – The latest TV commercial in Idaho’s governor’s race comes from Democratic candidate A.J. Balukoff and features a Boise teacher talking about his record as leader of the Boise School Board. “A.J. Balukoff made a real difference here. As governor, he’ll do that for all of Idaho’s students,” Garfield Elementary School teacher Sonia Galaviz says in the commercial.