A class action lawsuit was filed against ACT by a group of disabled students and parents of disabled students for release of their disability status.
Natasha Singer in The New York Times wrote about how student data collected by the College Board through surveys connected with the SAT and PSAT.
“Many students who took the SAT exam in June were surprised Wednesday to get back results that they thought were inaccurate because the score was lower than they thought.”
Brown University announced that it will join Harvard, Yale, and Dartmouth Universities as the fourth Ivy League school that will no longer require the ACT writing or SAT essay test.
The University of Chicago joins a growing list of colleges that will no longer require students to submit ACT or SAT scores as an admission requirement.
Some big news for high school seniors who plan on attending certain Ivy League schools, Yale University just announced they will no longer require students to take the SAT or ACT essay assessment as an admission requirement. They join Harvard University and Dartmouth College.
HB 2037, a bill filed in the Arizona House of Representatives, if passed would not require high school juniors to take AzMerit or the AIMS Science test. Instead, they would take a college-readiness exam like ACT or SAT.
Oregon schools showed a drop in proficiency in math and ELA as last school year’s Smarter Balanced Assessment scores were released.
High school juniors in West Virginia will take the SAT college entrance exam instead of the Smarter Balanced Assessment starting in Spring of 2018.
ACT released their 2017 scores, and there is still not a noticeable improvement in students’ college readiness, in fact, underserved students lag behind.