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Standardized tests

Sep 07, 2017
But gaps remain, based on levels of preparedness and by race and ethnicity.

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August 31, 2020
Psst, here's a hint: forget about standardized tests, writes Robert J. Sternberg.
September 15, 2017
James S. Murphy explores the question in light of a recent study on the topic.
September 7, 2017
But gaps remain, based on levels of preparedness and by race and ethnicity.
May 17, 2016
The changes in the new SAT reflect a very different -- and questionable -- view of the qualities that are important for success in college, argues Ben Paris.
April 7, 2016
The student learning outcomes accreditors require too often reduce learning to inane, meaningless blurbs, writes Robert Shireman, which prevent the sort of quality assurance that puts student work at the center.
February 17, 2016
Measures of student learning, beyond grades, are on the rise, according to results of a new survey. But colleges are less likely to use standardized tests for learning outcomes.
January 13, 2016
NCAA punishes U of Louisiana-Lafayette over egregious case of test fraud -- and the university in turn sues ACT over its role.
June 2, 2015
College Board will offer new version of SAT for the first time next spring, and it is working with the popular and free Khan Academy to offer intensive online resources to help students prepare.
April 28, 2015
A growing number of states and colleges are beginning to use Common Core-based assessments to determine student placement and college readiness. 
August 20, 2014
The ACT's annual score report, released today, shows persistent racial achievement gaps and stagnant average scores -- with the majority of test-takers failing to meet college readiness benchmarks.

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