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Apr 23, 2013
A new study by a Stanford-affiliated researcher questions several assertions made by advocates for the Advanced Placement exam.

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June 20, 2014

Think that not requiring SAT scores will boost enrollment of underrepresented minority and low-income students? Think again, a new study says.

June 19, 2014

Hampshire becomes only competitive college in the country that will not look at SAT or ACT scores.

June 16, 2014

A new analysis argues that the GRE is limiting the number of female, black and Latino graduate students in science and tech fields.

June 6, 2014

New scores will be added and some parts of the test will be tweaked.

April 16, 2014

College Board releases more detail on ideas behind the new version of the test -- and some sample questions.

March 5, 2014

College Board unveils redesigned writing test (in which evidence will be relevant) and makes it optional. Other reforms will end penalty for incorrect answers and the focus on "SAT words" people never use. Khan Academy will provide free test prep. Will changes shift debate on admissions testing? UPDATE: Early reactions.

April 23, 2013

A new study by a Stanford-affiliated researcher questions several assertions made by advocates for the Advanced Placement exam.

March 8, 2013

The "common core" movement led by the head of the College Board has made the organization's exam less needed than ever, writes Joseph Soares.

February 27, 2013

The College Board will redesign its signature exam, with an emphasis on "core knowledge and skills."

February 21, 2013

ETS releases country-by-country GRE averages, and results point to importance of foreign students in U.S. graduate schools.

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