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PARCC Scores Lower for Students Who Took Exams on Computers

By Benjamin Harold (Edweek) Students who took the 2014-15 PARCC exams via computer tended to score lower than those who took the exams with paper and pencil—a revelation that prompts questions about the validity of the test results and poses potentially big problems for state and…
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Senate panel approves bill to make ACT or SAT an option instead of FSA

  (Orlando Sentinel) School districts could abandon Florida's new standardized test and give students the ACT or SAT instead, under a bill the Florida Senate's education committee approved today. The bill (SB 1360) was inspired by Seminole County school leaders, who last year urged the state…
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More evidence of bias in how colleges use SAT scores

  Futurity reports that a little more than two years after the College Board released research rebutting findings concerning the board’s testing methods, a professor at Indiana University and his colleagues have raised new questions in a paper about test bias, based on the testing service’s…
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