Major changes coming to 2016 SAT test

By Jamie Gumbrecht The SAT college exam will undergo sweeping changes on what’s tested, how it’s scored and how students can prepare, College Board President and CEO David Coleman said Wednesday. Standardized tests have become “far too disconnected from the work of our high schools,” Coleman said at an event in Austin, Texas. They’re too stressful for students, too filled with mystery and “tricks” to raise scores and aren’t necessarily creating more college-ready students, he said. “Higher education needs to grow a pair and stop accepting SAT and ACT scores. If just a handful of ‘big name’ institutions dropped this empty practice, a domino effect would ripple throughout education and we would finally have a chance at creating a more fair and accurate means of evaluating student aptitudes.” Read the entire article here: http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/05/living/sat-test-changes-schools/

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