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WASHINGTON Administrators of the Scholastic Aptitude Test have announced with great fanfare that they overhauling the standardized tool that helps determine whether an applicant will get accepted into the college of his or her choice.
The College Board's decision to make the essay portion of its influential SAT exam optional is setting off a national debate among colleges and universities about whether to require applicants to take it.
Though listed as vulnerable in New South Wales, these ash grey birds - especially the males with their fiery red heads - are a common sight in parks and suburban gardens in the national capital.
The College Board last week announced changes to the SAT that it said would simplify the test and, in turn, make it easier for college hopefuls to obtain higher scores.
A new study says that high schools switching to later start times have seen an improvement in student grades and overall student health.
The measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Mike Bell of Riceville was approved in the Senate Education Committee 7-2 on Wednesday.
When the going gets tough, well, why not just make the going easier? This seems to be the conclusion of the College Board, which administers the dreaded SAT college entrance exam.
The Shan E Punjab dancers will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 14 at the ACT in Maple Ridge as part of Culture Fest.
For every 10 New Haven middle-schoolers, nine say they want to go to college, but only five actually go, and only two get a degree.
A friend who I had not spoken to in over a decade contacted me to say that she sends a couple of her children to the St. Peter School and thought that I would enjoy paying a visit.
Prior to becoming president of the College Board in 2012, David Coleman ran Student Achievement Partners, which played a major role in shaping the Common Core curriculum.
The College Board's March 5 announcement that the SAT college-admissions exam will undergo a significant overhaul in 2016 has generated no shortage of commentary, some of it praising the changes as a "democratization" of the test.
Childhood obesity has made it to the forefront of public health issues, both in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
There I was Tuesday morning, scrolling through the comments below a column my colleague Tim Swarens wrote about school testing and the unfortunate remarks made recently in Indianapolis by education historian/education-reform critic Diane Ravitch.
Though measures of long-term academic performance trends are valuable to education policy analysts and policymakers, they have been hard to come by at the state level, where most education policy is made.