Rethinking the SAT

Rethinking the SAT

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Rethinking the SAT is a unique presentation of the latest thoughts and research findings of key individuals in the world of college admissions, including the president of the largest public university system in the U.S., as well as the presidents of the two companies that sponsor college admissions tests in the U.S. The contributors address not only the pros and cons of the SAT itself, but the broader question of who should go to college in the twenty-first century.The heavy weight that University of California gives to SAT II writing will encourage more high school composition. However, SAT II writing prompts feature a personal or reflective essay, while many high school exams focus upon analysis, ... issue is the proliferation of tests in grades 9 through 1 1 that occurs because of the postsecondary assessments for admission, and ... For example, California tests all students in grades 9 through 11 93 Commentary on Part Admissions Testing in aanbsp;...

Title:Rethinking the SAT
Author:Rebecca Zwick
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-04-15


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