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The Control of College Board. College Board monopolizes standardized testing.

The Control of College Board. College Board monopolizes standardized testing.

perspectives

March 18, 2016

There is no doubt the advent of ap courses has advanced the level of education among students in the United States. However, the corporation that runs the AP program, the College Board, has created a monopoly and completely changed the way CHS and other schools have administered and applied college-level...

Put to the Test. Standardized tests do not benefit students.

Put to the Test. Standardized tests do not benefit students.

perspectives

August 11, 2015

Every student in every state is familiar with standardized testing because every student has had to take a standardized test. This is because of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) policy introduced by President George W. Bush back in 2001. This was primarily introduced because on the international lev...

Due to issues of test equality and practicality, many colleges make the SAT and ACT optional in college admissions

Due to issues of test equality and practicality, many colleges make the SAT and ACT optional in college admissions

News

January 27, 2012

In 1926, Carl Brigham, a Princeton University psychologist, administered an adaptation of an army IQ test to thousands of college applicants, testing a prototype of what would become the notorious SAT college admission exam. By 1948, the SAT had skyrocketed to a status as the basic entrance exam for...