ACT – Free OpenEd Resources to ACT Question of the Day

IOWA CITY, Iowa—Students who answer the free, online ACT Question of the Day will now be given access to complimentary resources designed to help them improve their academic skills in the covered topic area. The enhanced ACT Question of the Day, which is accessed through the ACT Profile service, will allow students to improve their […]

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New SAT paying off for test-prep industry

(The Boston Globe)  By Sean Teehan.   The new SAT, which features the most significant changes in the test’s 90-year history, debuted Saturday, culminating months of rising anxieties for college-bound high school students and their parents. Those increased anxieties have meant booming business for the private tutoring and test preparation industry that helps students navigate […]

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The New SAT: Common Core Sealant

(Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ) by Robert Holland   National Common Core-aligned standardized tests for elementary and secondary schools are in the midst of a death spiral, despite the $360 million the Obama administration spent on the creation of the two consortia, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) and Smarter Balanced, five years […]

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