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.
A new study by a Stanford-affiliated researcher questions several assertions made by advocates for the Advanced Placement exam.
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.
The College Board will redesign its signature exam, with an emphasis on "core knowledge and skills."
ETS releases country-by-country GRE averages, and results point to importance of foreign students in U.S. graduate schools.
Concerned that no high school course can truly replicate the college experience, Dartmouth will no longer grant credit toward graduation based on students' scores on AP exams.
Large gaps remain in averages of different racial and ethnic groups.
Today's students are connected/isolated, internationally inclined/globally ignorant, and ambitious/dependent, posing challenges for colleges that enroll them, a new study finds.
The new GED will assess college readiness, and in the process the testing service hopes to bump ACCUPLACER, a popular test for remedial needs.
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