SAT Facelift Ignores Test's Basic Flaws

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University Testing
This spring, high school students faced the first administrations of a "redesigned" SAT. A close look shows that the College Board significantly overhauled the appearance of the exam. That made it look more like the rival ACT. But there's no evidence that the revised tests will provide more accurate forecasts of undergraduate success. Nor will it be fairer to women and minorities or be less susceptible to high-priced, test-prep steroids http://fairtest.org/SAT-%E2%80%9Cfacelift%E2%80%9D-fails-to-address-exam%E2%80%99s-basic-flaws.