The SAT Mess That’s Not Going Away
By Scott Jaschik (Inside Higher Ed.).
The SAT periodically faces controversies, such as when the mathematics test given in June was widely seen as easier than normal and — courtesy of the curve — resulted in many students being shocked by low scores. Outrage spread on social media, but after a week or so, many move on. But this year, another controversy has emerged before people have stopped complaining about the last one.
There are signs that the latest SAT controversy may not pass easily. The August SAT was based on an SAT given in Asia in October. The use of “recycled questions” became known to the public almost as soon as the administration of the August SAT was over — as reports spread that some students from Asia had taken the test in the United States and may well have had an advantage. The College Board responded, as it usually does to such reports, by saying that it had good security measures in place and would block scores of any who had access to the questions in advance.
The controversy is not quieting. Read the full articlehttps://testprepprofessionals.com/the-sat-mess-thats-not-going-away/https://i0.wp.com/testprepprofessionals.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/sat-bubble-sheet.jpg?fit=240%2C180&ssl=1https://i0.wp.com/testprepprofessionals.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/sat-bubble-sheet.jpg?resize=135%2C135&ssl=1SAT, ACT & High School NewsBy Scott Jaschik (Inside Higher Ed.). The SAT periodically faces controversies, such as when the mathematics test given in June was widely seen as easier than normal and -- courtesy of the curve -- resulted in many students being shocked by low scores. Outrage spread on social media, but after...Kevin OrganisciakKevin Organisciakinfo@testprepprofessionals.comAdministratorTest Prep & Tutoring Professionals (TPP) began as a PR clipping service through Linkedin. TPP quickly gained momentum and became a niche consulting service to small and medium sized tutoring, test prep, and admissions consulting firms. We've been around for just over 6 years. Our founder, Kevin Organisciak, spent ten years as a senior executive with Kaplan Test Prep. He earned distinctions and awards, culminating with his induction to the Kaplan Fellows, President's Circle, and Kaplan Leadership Development Program. During his tenure, Kevin worked on over 120 marketing campaigns, drafted 150 budgets, oversaw a Six Sigma operating environment, and trained and developed over fifteen now VPs and Senior Directors. That last piece is what led Kevin to coaching and consulting.The Association for Test Prep, Admissions, and Private Tutoring Professionals