Friday, August 5, 2016

Approx. 400 SAT Items Leaked To Reuters News Agency

Approx. 400 SAT Items Leaked To Reuters News Agency:
Approx. 400 SAT Items Leaked To Reuters News Agency


After his stint as a “lead architect” for the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), David Coleman landed the presidency of one of the CCSS insider groups, the College Board.
He decided to “redesign” the SAT– but he apparently did not redesign the test security to go along with it.
Ineptness from the College Board, including under David Coleman’s leadership,  is not news. 
What is new, however, is that someone decided to send Reuters news agency hundreds of questions from the redesigned SAT, as Reuters reports on August 03, 2016:
Just months after the College Board unveiled the new SAT this March, a person with access to material for upcoming versions of the redesigned exam provided Reuters with hundreds of confidential test items. The questions and answers include 21 reading passages – each with about a dozen questions – and about 160 math problems.
Reuters doesn’t know how widely the items have circulated. …
The materials provided to Reuters contain a wealth of items for upcoming tests: reading passages drawn from novels, historical documents, scientific journals, essays and other texts, each accompanied by questions. Also among the materials were math problems involving geometry and quadratic equations.
To verify the authenticity of the items, which totaled approximately 400, Reuters Approx. 400 SAT Items Leaked To Reuters News Agency:

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