Highlights: fewer colleges meeting targets for this year, a higher bar for Asians, skepticism about new standardized writing tests and a new application, mixed feelings on Hillary Clinton’s college plan and applicants’ criminal records.
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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.
Austin College partners with graduate schools to show liberal arts grads have clear paths to success. Undergraduates will get perks including internships, early decision admission and dual degree credit.
One university says it has already begun denying admission to “risky” applicants over fears of how it would be rated under the Obama ratings proposal.
As the pool of M.B.A. students grows, universities unveil tailored programs to capture different segments of the market.
After a difficult year with technology glitches, board decides that it's time for a new executive director. Outgoing leader of group says he is being treated as a scapegoat.
"Undermatching" and poor matching are much broader problems in education than emphasis on competitive college admissions suggests, writes Elaine Tuttle Hansen. It's time to look at the entire educational system.
Large study finds nearly identical academic performance by students who submitted and didn't submit SAT or ACT scores at test-optional colleges.
Flagler admits that it altered test scores, grades and class ranks of new students, and a senior official resigns after he acknowledges making the changes.
College Board shows growth in Advanced Placement program, along with growth in those who don't do well on the exams and continued racial gaps.
New analysis questions the assumptions behind a theory about low-income students that has attracted considerable scholarly and White House interest.