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College Board Changing AP Tests to Accommodate for COVID-19 Pandemic

by | February 5, 2021 The College Board will be further changing the Advanced Placement (AP) program to be more flexi Read more

Majority of Americans Want Standardized Testing Requirements Removed

by | February 1, 2021
60% of Americans answered in a poll that U.S. higher ed should remove standardized test require [...] Read more

Education Experts Advocate for Suspending High-Stakes Testing, Seek Equitable Alternatives

by Lois Elfman | January 27, 2021
The National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest) held a virtual town hall this week to ur [...] Read more

Most Alabama Four-Year Schools Go Test-Optional for 2021 Admissions Year

by | October 13, 2020
Most of Alabama’s four-year universities are not requiring college admissions test scores for [...] Read more

SAT, ACT Scores Still Required for Some Scholarships in Georgia

by | September 14, 2020
SAT and ACT scores are optional next year for admission to Georgia public colleges and universi [...] Read more

Spelman College Suspends Standardized Test Requirement for Class of 2025 Applicants

by | August 25, 2020
Spelman College will not require standardized test scores from students applying for the class [...] Read more

Report: Colleges Must Revise Standardized Tests to Foster Equity

by | August 18, 2020
A new National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) report calls on colleges an [...] Read more

Do Test Optional Policies Work? Depends On Who You Ask

by | March 23, 2020
Do test optional policies work? Are universities that practice it actually enrolling – and gr [...] Read more

Bellarmine University Goes Test Optional

by | February 11, 2020
Bellarmine University, a private Catholic liberal arts school in Louisville, Kentucky, will no [...] 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

The ACT Unveils New Test-Taking Options

by | October 8, 2019
Next year, the ACT is offering students new test-taking options next year. Starting in Septembe [...] Read more