Kenney announces Philadelphia will get reconciliation panel working on criminal, economic justice
on June 4, 2020 at 11:03 pm
… include a thorough review and revision of use of force training and standardized testing, as well as best practices for verbal de-escalation methods.
U.Va. admissions will be test-optional for students applying for Fall 2021
on June 4, 2020 at 10:52 pm
… during the ongoing pandemic, the University has announced that applicants for Fall 2021 will not be required to submit standardized testing scores.
MEA Survey: class sizes, testing and more needs to change for school in the fall
on June 4, 2020 at 10:30 pm
89 percent said standardized testing should be suspended. Nearly two-thirds said there wouldn’t be enough staff for cleaning, food services and busses.
Survey: Michigan teachers flag health risks as chief concern for school fall re-opening
on June 4, 2020 at 9:45 pm
The survey revealed strong views on standardized testing and calls to … based on standardized test results, such as third grade reading retention, …
No SAT score, no problem at Dartmouth College
on June 4, 2020 at 9:33 pm
The school will continue to ask for standardized test scores in the future, assuming education returns to pre-coronavirus standards. Coffin said the …
UVA to waive ACT, SAT requirement for admissions in response to COVID-19
on June 4, 2020 at 8:26 pm
… require applicants to submit standardized testing as part of their application … Other colleges in the state, including Virginia Tech, have made similar …
Meghan Markle makes a surprise high school graduation speech
on June 4, 2020 at 7:52 pm
… bummed about not attending prom, most were probably a bit less devastated at the opportunity to skip out on that last round of standardized testing.
What will be different when school resumes? State teachers union recommends widespread testing
on June 4, 2020 at 7:41 pm
State teachers union recommends widespread testing … to “suspend current accountability systems” including standardized tests and school grades to …
UVA Implements Test-Optional Process for Students Applying for Fall 2021 Entry
on June 4, 2020 at 7:41 pm
… University of Virginia will not require that applicants submit standardized testing to be considered for admission for at least the next application cycle.
Survey of 15K Michigan educators shows health and safety concerns in returning to in-person …
on June 4, 2020 at 7:30 pm
90% said standardized testing should be suspended until normal school operations resume, including requirements based on standardized tests (like …
College Board Suspends Plans For At-Home SAT During Pandemic
on June 4, 2020 at 7:18 pm
College Board said they came to the decision because not all test takers … The company will, however, continue to work on making at-home testing … of standardized tests in college admissions because of racial and economic bias.
on June 4, 2020 at 6:56 pm
So far, the change in policy to optional standardized testing has sparked … Not only does this mean that the test material itself changes, but also the …
Penn is the latest university to drop SAT requirement for admission amid coronavirus
on June 4, 2020 at 5:48 pm
“Standardized testing has always been only one part of a larger review … tests have been canceled because of concerns about spread of the virus.
on June 4, 2020 at 5:15 pm
Garvin is the only state lawmaker so far to confirm he has tested positive for the … CVS Health is opening 15 new COVID- 19 test sites to include CVS …
Michigan Education Association Survey: Next steps after COVID-19
on June 4, 2020 at 4:52 pm
Respondents also noted that standardized testing was particularly … to keep everyone safe, including appropriate statewide standards for health and …
Samsung OLEDs proclaimed world’s best 5G smartphone displays
on June 4, 2020 at 3:00 pm
The standardized testing procedures conducted by SGS were specifically aimed at reviewing display performance in conjunction with 5G-level data …
#GeoGRExit: Why Geosciences Programs Are Dropping the GRE
on June 4, 2020 at 2:03 pm
Like other standardized tests, the GRE mostly tests a person’s ability to take a standardized test. Several studies have shown that performance on the …
Options for reopening schools in Clark County, Washington come with complex questions of equity
on June 4, 2020 at 1:07 pm
Educators across the state have spent weeks discussing options, from … Meanwhile, with standardized testing on pause while the pandemic rages on, …
Colleges, Don’t Ditch the SAT
on June 4, 2020 at 12:56 pm
Standardized-test scores are flawed, but they remain an indispensable tool for evaluating student potential. Abandoning them as a criterion for college …
Step 2 CS suspended, temporary assessment measures being weighed
on June 4, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Representatives from the USMLE tout Step 2 CS as a standardized assessment of important clinical skills, and that the exam has the support of many …