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The days of memorizing arcane, recondite vocabulary words might be ending for high school students who will take a redesigned SAT in two years. An emphasis on "relevant," commonly used words is one of many changes the College Board unveiled Wednesday
The standardized test that's been giving America's college-bound teenagers nightmares since the 1920s is getting a makeover. On Wednesday, the College Board offered new details on changes to its SAT test. Among the biggest shifts: gone are the days
The intimidation that I have taken to find out that this is not a mandatory test is irritating," Michelle Furtado said, adding that if more parents knew their children could refuse to take the test, she believes they would have told them to do so.
The College Board on Wednesday released sample questions and other materials for a redesigned SAT, promising a test that is grounded in students' real-world experiences and more focused on knowledge and skills needed to succeed in college and careers.
Less than a week after saying the province was doing away with plans for standardized testing in schools, Saskatchewan's education minister is unsure in what direction assessment will go. Don Morgan told Postmedia last week that "the largescale
The most difficult high school end-of-course tests have been eliminated, but several senators voiced concern Monday about the poor performance of many students on the five remaining end-of-course exams required for graduation. Senate Education
Twenty-eight aspirants, some of them former Test players, were interviewed today for the job of coaches in different age groups representing Mumbai including the senior team by the local cricket association. The names of selected candidates for a
Kansas education officials say they are considering not releasing the results of state math and reading tests. More News The annual assessment tests have been plagued this year with computer problems and cyberattacks, prompting some districts to
Indiana education officials are trying to find a balance between preparing students for a new statewide test and overloading them with assessments as Indiana moves forward as the first state to drop the Common Core education standards. State Board of
Texas The state Senate Education Committee will assess implementation of a new law overhauling high school curriculum and cutting the number of standardized tests students must pass. Members on Monday plan to discuss the redesign of the state-