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January 11, 2018
Record number of New York City students take SAT after city offers test for free
Nearly 78 percent of last year’s 11th-graders had taken the test at least once during high school, a 25 percentage point increase over the previous year.
Week In Review
September 1, 2017
Week in review: What last year’s test scores tell us as a new school year begins
It’s hard to feel hopeful when fewer than half of third-graders are proficient in English but a new school year means a fresh start.
August 17, 2017
Find your 2017 Colorado SAT and PSAT scores
Colorado juniors take the SAT, while sophomores take the PSAT. Both tests are supposed to gauge college readiness.
April 7, 2017
The new-look SAT is here, ushering in more changes to how Colorado tests kids
The shift from the ACT, to the SAT comes as the state continues to refine its testing system amid a public backlash against standardized tests.
April 3, 2017
New York City offers SAT to all high school juniors, hoping to clear a path to college
The test will be offered to any of the city's 70,000 juniors who chooses to participate.
November 18, 2016
For the first time, more than half of New York City’s high school juniors took the SAT
The increase was driven in part by a program that allowed students at some schools to take the test for free during the school day, officials said.
until we meet again
August 11, 2016
Colorado’s ACT score hits peak, but changes to high school test are coming
High school juniors will begin taking the SAT college entrance exam next year.
Updated April 13, 2016
New York considering using scores on AP exams and SAT subject tests in evaluations
The memo cautions that officials are only considering those changes. But expanding the use of SAT and AP scores would be in keeping with a national trend.
wait a minute
Updated January 11, 2016
Colorado will stick with the ACT one more year before SAT switch
State education officials confirmed a one-year delay in switching to the SAT and provided more detail about the decision to eventually move away from the ACT.
test swap uproar
Updated January 7, 2016
Formal protest of Colorado’s switch from the ACT to SAT falters, but another effort launches
The Colorado Association of School Executives is protesting the state's controversial switch from the ACT to SAT for high-school juniors.
December 23, 2015
Goodbye ACT, hello SAT: a significant change for Colorado high schoolers
The College Board prevails over rival testing giant ACT to provide tests for Colorado sophomores and juniors starting this spring.
December 15, 2015
Testing giants vie to provide Colorado high school exams
The last piece of Colorado’s testing puzzle will fall in place by year’s end when officials decide which tests high school sophomores and juniors will take next spring.
October 26, 2015
City to pay for all 11th-graders to take SAT during the school day
The city will cover the cost of the $54.50 exam for students, and let them take it at their own schools during class time.
October 14, 2015
City shows gains in SAT and AP scores
SAT and AP exam scores increased in 2015, showing steady progress toward the city’s college readiness goals at a time when scores are declining nationwide.
Student & School Performance
September 29, 2015
Should Indiana just use the SAT as its high school test?
New Hampshire's going to do it, so why can't Indiana just have all high school juniors take the SAT instead of a state exam? Well, the Hoosier state probably could, too.
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