The New SAT

Education Week looks at the revamped SAT, set to debut in March 2005, and its effects on schools and students.

The Bush administration's plan for NCLB renewal includes expanding the role of charter schools and revamping high school instruction.
January 31, 2007 – Education Week

Starting in March, the SAT, taken annually by more than 1.4 million college-bound students, will undergo its most significant change since 1994. Changes include revised math and critical reading sections, and a new writing portion.
February 2, 2005 – Education Week

Twenty-five minutes may not seem like much time to ponder a provocative passage about human nature and to draft an essay outlining one’s views on a related philosophical question. But high school students taking part in the ritual of the nation’s most- used college-entrance exam will have to do just that, beginning in March.
February 2, 2005 – Education Week

Students taking the revamped SAT this spring will face a broader test of their abilities in advanced mathematics, a level of rigor that reflects the higher standards many states are making a part of their high school graduation requirements.
February 2, 2005 – Education Week

Like any pair of longtime competitors, the sponsors of the nation’s two major college-entrance exams, the SAT and ACT, regularly scrutinize each other’s work, and adjust their own accordingly.
February 2, 2005 – Education Week

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