The pandemic is rapidly changing standardized testing. In this comprehensive article, Eric Hoover frames the evolving debate over ACT, SAT, AP and other tests with deep roots in our educational system.
In just four amazing months since the pandemic took hold, the education world has changed so much. What lies ahead for K-12 schooling this fall? What’s happening with ACT-SAT testing? Buckle up and read on.
By Vinny Madera Seemingly each day, we read about another college going temporarily test-optional or an article about the “over 1200 schools that have gone test-optional.” Invariably, the article will… Read more »
On May 21, the University of California regents voted to suspend its SAT/ACT testing requirement until at least 2024. At the same time, they decided to invest millions of dollars… Read more »
Over the next few weeks, three million high school students will take AP exams at home for the first time ever. Each test will be 45 minutes instead of the… Read more »
These are extraordinary times. Teachers and school administrators have responded with incredible speed and commitment. Students are doing their best with a new virtual education system that was implemented almost… Read more »
The virus has cascading consequences in store for the education system, consequences that won’t vanish if and when the virus stops circulating.
We value our students’ and tutors’ health and well-being above all else, so we are taking these steps to prevent the spread of the virus and asking students, tutors, and… Read more »
The following interview with Steve Frappier, Director of College Counseling at Westminster Schools, was posted on the CommonApp.org Blog on December 18, 2019 For the first time, the number of… Read more »
While the language arts sections of ACT and SAT are quite similar, the math sections are quite different on the two tests. SAT math and ACT math cover a similar… Read more »