Education Week looks at the revamped SAT, set to debut in March 2005, and its effects on schools and students.
College & Workforce Readiness Test-Takers Also to Face More Rigorous SAT Math Section
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.
Reading & Literacy Educators Hope SAT’s New Essay Will Bolster Writing in Schools
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.
Reading & Literacy ACT Admissions Test, Like Rival, Adds Essay, But Makes It Optional
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.