Check your school district calendars for SAT administration dates if it is administered in your district and know what is not required in order to take it.
The Press of Atlantic City reported last week that very few New Jersey seniors took PARCC in order to graduate last school year.
Reuters just released an investigative report that does not paint David Coleman, CEO of the College Board, in a very good light after his SAT redesign.
Jane Robbins: If Common Core were what it’s cracked up to be, its proponents should welcome assessments that showcase academic improvements.
The Classic Learning Test provides a college entrance exam that is a better measurement for students who have rejected the Common Core State Standards.
Jane Robbins: Since Common Core architect David Coleman took over as president of the College Board, the scandals or at least embarrassments have come fast and furious.
After Illinois dropped PARCC for high school students Chicagoland mom who goes by “MBA Mom” at Chicago Now asks why not for Grades 3-8 as well?
The Illinois State Board of Education decided that high school students will not have to take the PARCC assessment, they will have to take the SAT instead.
Vector ARC, an alternative to the Common Core-aligned college entrance exams ACT and SAT, could be available soon for homeschoolers and other students.
Hampshire College in Amherst, MA decided to not accept ACT or SAT scores from students seeking admissions saying tests don’t predict a student’s success.