Monday, February 1, 2016

Yet another warning about taking the state “mandated” NEW SAT on March 2, 2016 - Wait What?

Yet another warning about taking the state “mandated” NEW SAT on March 2, 2016 - Wait What?:

Yet another warning about taking the state “mandated” NEW SAT on March 2, 2016


Following up on my recent Wait, What? blog post entitled;
Here is a SPECIAL WARNING for high school juniors who are thinking about applying to a college or university that requires applicants to submit all of their SAT scores, rather than just their best score.
Last spring, without understanding the ramifications of their action, Governor Dannel Malloy and the Connecticut General Assembly “mandated” that all high school students take the NEW SAT on March 2, 2016, despite the fact that the NEW SAT hasn’t even been released, let alone validated as an accurate measure of mastery.
There is so little known about the NEW SAT that Governor Malloy’s Commissioner of Education and his political appointees on the State Board of Education won’t even identify what constitutes a passing score on the NEW SAT until after Connecticut’s high school juniors have taken the test and the State Department of Education has been given and analyzed the results
What is known about the NEW SAT is that the College Board, the corporation that Yet another warning about taking the state “mandated” NEW SAT on March 2, 2016 - Wait What?:

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