Tag: test


A New Tentative Agreement to Resolve Temple Strike

March 10, 2023

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A new version of the Graduate Management Admission Test will debut next year. The Graduate Management Admission Council, which runs the test, announced the change Thursday without providing much detail. It said the GMAT Focus “is more efficient, flexible, and […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

SAT Will Go Digital for K–12 Test-Takers

February 23, 2022

Via: EdTech Magazine

By 2024, the SAT will move entirely online. Students will take the test on computers and tablets at testing centers, rather than filling in scantron bubbles with their No. 2 pencil. The test will also be shorter — two hours […]


States Grapple with Standardized Testing during Pandemic

February 25, 2021

Via: Education Next

One year ago, concern about Covid-19 closed schools nationwide, forcing then-U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to grant all 50 states an unprecedented one-year waiver on federal requirements to administer state-level, end-of-year K–12 standardized tests. A year later, with mass vaccinations […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Community colleges dropped test scores for class placements amid pandemic: report

January 20, 2021

Via: Education Dive

Many community colleges have been using a variety of other measures as a growing body of research reveals that standardized testing alone frequently misplaces students in developmental courses. That creates serious consequences for learners, who may experience graduation delays or […]


Report: States ‘retreat’ from including student test results in principal, teacher evaluations

October 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Following No Child Left Behind’s strict requirements for education accountability systems, ESSA returned much of the control to the states. In addition to legal challenges over linking test scores to teacher evaluation results, education researchers also raised questions about the […]