More Students Taking Advanced Placement But College Readiness Remains Flat

In a departure from past releases, this year’s SAT results included results from the College Board’s two other testing programs— the PSAT/NMSQT and their Advanced Placement (AP) exams— providing a more complete picture of student progress towards college readiness throughout high school. This year’s picture provides evidence that more students, especially poor and minority students,

FairTest’s Ironic Misuse of SAT Results

I find it ironic that an organization whose sole mission is to end the misuse of tests then blatantly misuses test scores themselves. That is exactly what the National Center for Fair and Open Testing (FairTest) did yesterday with their claim that yesterday’s SAT results show that NCLB has been a detriment to our students’

SAT scores dropped while ACT scores rose

Today’s 2011 SAT results provide conflicting findings on how prepared high graduates are for the rigors of college courses. On one hand, last month’s ACT results showed a slight increase in scores while this year’s SAT results show a fairly significant decline. Unfortunately, there is no clear reason for these conflicting results, especially as more