#SAT

News | The News

UC System Discarded SAT Test As Hard On Minorities. They Ignored Study Saying It Actually Helped Minority Admissions.

In May, the Board of Regents of the University of California voted unanimously to jettison the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and ACT over the next five years for use in judging admissions, with some members saying that the test itself was racist and ther

News | Interesting Stories

SAT to Give Students ‘Adversity Score’ to Capture Social and Economic Background - WSJ

The College Board plans to assign an adversity score to every student who takes the SAT to try to capture their social and economic background, jumping into the debate raging over race and class in college admissions.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Does it matter where you go to college? — The Atlantic

Research suggests that elite colleges don’t really help rich white guys. But they can have a big effect if you’re not rich, not white, or not a guy.

Politics | Politics

9 Years Into Common Core, Test Scores Are Down, Indoctrination Up

Common Core sucked all the energy, money, and motivation right out of desperately needed reforms to U.S. public schools for a decade, and for nothing.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Math questions from the SATs that everyone gets wrong

The SAT doesn't just test how good you are at math, reading, and writing — it tests how good you are at taking the SAT. Can you solve these 8 common problems?