By Rebecca Zwick
Rethinking the SAT is a different presentation of the most recent suggestions and learn findings of key contributors on this planet of faculty admissions, together with the president of the biggest public collage method within the united states, in addition to the presidents of the 2 businesses that sponsor university admissions exams within the U.S. The individuals deal with not just the professionals and cons of the SAT itself, however the broader query of who may still visit collage within the twenty-first century.
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Every three years, we conduct a national curriculum study, the only project of its kind in the nation. We examine what is being taught in our nation’s schools and what students should know and be able to do in order to be ready for college-level work. A nationally representative sample of teachers in grades 7 to 12 plus college faculty who teach entry-level courses in English, mathematics, and science participate in this project. The study group includes California educators. The speciﬁcations for the ACT Assessment are based directly and substantially on the results of these curriculum studies.