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ACT and SAT Postponed to Mitigate Spread of Coronavirus

by | March 17, 2020 Spring college admissions tests, such as the ACT and SAT, are being rescheduled or postponed in Read more

University of California System Faces Civil Rights Lawsuit Over Standardized Testing

by | December 19, 2019
The University of California system was hit with a civil rights lawsuit last week over required [...] Read more

UC System Threatened With Civil Rights Lawsuit Over Standardized Testing

by | October 30, 2019
A group of students and community organizations are threatening to sue the University of Califo [...] Read more

Using Technology to Make College More Accessible for Veterans

by | September 13, 2019
A growing number of colleges and universities have reported a sharp decline in the number of mi [...] Read more

It’s Time to Hack the Gates in College Admissions Systems

by OiYan Poon and Marie Bigham | September 11, 2019
Research has found that admissions officers are more likely to recommend low-income students fo [...] Read more

Diversity, Thy Name is…Canada? And R.I.P. Adversity Scores—Was it Such a Bad Idea?

by | September 6, 2019
The SAT folks took the easy way out on the so called “Adversity Score” proposal. After anno [...] Read more

Debate Surrounds College Board’s Adversity Score Replacement

by | August 30, 2019
The College Board reversed its controversial decision to give students an adversity score, a nu [...] Read more

College Board Replaces Controversial ‘Adversity Score’ on SAT

by | August 27, 2019
The College Board has retracted its Environmental Context Dashboard, which attempted to factor [...] Read more

Ignoring Race and Privilege: How The College Board’s SAT Adversity Score Missed the Mark

by Ivory A. Toldson and Donna Y. Ford | June 11, 2019
Adverse experiences and social privilege are both life circumstances that can alter a test-take [...] Read more

Geographical Bias in Testing: Is Cultural Bias a Problem of the Past or Are We Simply Not Looking in the Right Space?

by Manuel S. González Canché | September 17, 2018
Despite the recent emergence of test optional and/or test flexible programs, wherein students d [...] Read more

Benedict College’s Bold Move to Lower Tuition: Ask Us ‘Why Not?’

by Emmanuel Lalande | July 27, 2018
Nearly 150 years after its founding, with a bold approach to student success in the face of soc [...] Read more

In College Test Prep Industry, Cheaper Options Available

by Maria Danilova, Associated Press | May 8, 2017
WASHINGTON — Is there a price that a worried parent wouldn’t pay to help a child do well on [...] Read more

National Debate Over Tuition-free Plan Continues

by Catherine Morris | December 17, 2015
The national debate to make community colleges free continues as more states develop a tuition- [...] Read more