This weekend, students across the U.S. for the first time will take the SATs with computers and tablets — and not the pencils they’ve used since the college admissions test was introduced nearly a century ago.
A new study that says breastfeeding is correlated with higher test scores is the latest example of the limitations of this kind of research.
The new, shorter test will be administered entirely via laptop or tablet.
“I just want folks to know that I am not interested as chancellor to make it harder for students to get into the CSU," the chancellor said.
The decision was made without Miguel Cardona, President Biden's nominee to run the Education Department.
"Colleges should release their applicants from the need to study for a three-hour test not just during the pandemic but for good."
A new book by Mary Trump claims the president once paid someone to take the SAT for him.
The use of the standardized tests in college applications has long been criticized as favoring wealthier, white students.
A vast majority of schools have shut down to combat the spread of the Coronavirus.