The New SAT: The Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Section

(This is the second of two articles about the new SAT. Part one, “The New SAT: The Optional Essay Isn’t Optional,” was featured in our September, 2016, blog.) In our last blog, “The New SAT: The Optional Essay Isn’t Optional,” we provided detailed information on the essay portion of the newly-designed SAT, as well as…

The New SAT: The Optional Essay Isn’t Optional

(This is the first of two articles about the new SAT. Part two, “The Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Section,” will follow next month, so be sure to check back.) In March, 2016, the College Board released a newly designed SAT. One major change that comes with the new SAT is an optional essay. Before this…

Changes in K-12 Standardized Student Assessments, Part 2: The New SAT Will Premiere in Spring, 2016

(“The New SAT Will Premiere in Spring, 2016” is the second of two articles about changes in standardized test student assessments for elementary through high school students. Part one, “PARCC Test Will Replace the NJ ASK in the 2014-2015 School Year,” was a blog post dated 3-31-14.) Why Is the SAT Changing? The SAT, a…

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