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As high school teachers and administrators, you understand the importance the PSAT/NMSQT. As standardized test experts, we also get it. Students, however, have widely varying information and opinions about the PSAT/NMSQT, and it usually falls to educators to help get them on the same page. With the big test on the horizon, here are several […]
College Board recently updated its website to reflect the release of scores for the first Redesigned SAT given in March. The updated information includes new benchmarks—revised from those initially released with PSAT data in January—as well as concordance information for the redesigned SAT to the old SAT and to the ACT.
On March 22, ACT released their response to the encroaching SAT Suite of Assessments: the PreACT. Designed for 10th grade students, the PreACT is a slightly shorter version of the ACT, mirroring the scoring and scaling of the full test but clocking in at an hour and 55 minutes of testing time.
Last October, students got their first glimpse of the redesigned PSAT and a preview of what they can expect on the redesigned SAT, which will be administered for the first time in March 2016. As educators, understanding the score reports and what they represent is integral to determining your students’ strengths, areas of improvement, and how to focus your instruction to positively impact your students’ results.