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Report: College Success Compared of Those Submitting ACT, SAT Scores Versus Those Not Submitting Scores

by Ronald Roach | February 18, 2014
No significant differences were found in the success rates of students who provided standardize [...] Read more

Cheating Uncovered at Kapiolani Community College

by Associated Press | January 21, 2014
Students in radiologic technology program took advantage of email message that included a phot [...] Read more

GED Test Overhauled; Some States Opt for New Exam

by Kimberly Hefling, Associated Press | January 1, 2014
The General Educational Development (GED) test, for decades the brand name for the high school [...] Read more

Summoning a Little Sympathy for the Harvard Non-Bomber, Eldo Kim

by | December 22, 2013
It’s sad that the academic and financial pressure in college is such that a student is unable [...] Read more

Experts Fear Potential Negative Impact of Revamped GED on Underrepresented

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | October 16, 2013
The new exam will cost more, and it will also be computerized. Experts say the earliest indicat [...] Read more

Alabama State Probing Tuberculosis Case

by Associated Press | October 9, 2013
Officials at Alabama State University and the state Department of Public Health say they're inv [...] Read more

Diverse Conversations: Is Standardized Testing for Colleges a Necessary Evil?

by Matthew Lynch | September 3, 2013
Standardized testing in K-12 education is a perennial hot button issue. [...] Read more

In $25M Gift, Casino Mogul Bets on Blindness Cure

by Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press | August 8, 2013
Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn will donate $25 million to the University of Iowa to accelera [...] Read more

Overhaul to GED Exam Undermines Accessibility

by Lois Elfman | June 19, 2013
The GED’s new computer-based format leaves some concerned that the change will marginalize lo [...] Read more

ETS Launches Electronic Certificates for Learning Assessment Exams

by Ronald Roach | June 17, 2013
The Education Testing Service announced Monday that it has begun providing electronic certific [...] Read more

Judge Again Orders Stop to Mo. College Drug Tests

by Alan Scher Zagier, Associated Press | March 24, 2013
COLUMBIA, Mo. — A federal judge on Friday again blocked efforts by a central Missouri technic [...] Read more

Texas Senate Considers Changes to School Testing

by Chris Tomlinson, Associated Press | March 12, 2013
Texas senators started a debate Tuesday that will likely last for weeks as lawmakers try to dec [...] Read more

Group Calls for Radical Changes to Standardized Tests

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 11, 2013
Gordon Commission: Educational assessments should be revamped to help educators improve teachin [...] Read more

College Board Finds AP Mean Exam Scores Rise

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | February 20, 2013
Roughly 60.1 percent of the 954,070 students who took an AP exam in 2012 achieved a score of 3 [...] Read more

New Mind-Boggling Evidence Proves SAT Bias

by | December 2, 2012
After reading a recent post I wrote, a Diverse reader pointed me toward a study which strongly [...] Read more