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College Board Won’t Count Section Of SAT After Printing Glitch

The booklets indicated students were allowed 25 minutes on a section of the 10-part test, but they were told by proctors they only had 20 minutes.


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A Redesigned SAT Will Debut In Spring 2016

The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.



New Jersey Announces New High School Graduation Exam

New Jersey education officials say the state will start using a new test as a high school graduation requirement for the class of 2016.


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SAT, ACT Will Be Optional For Applicants To Hofstra University In 2015

The new policy will apply to all undergraduate students entering in the fall of 2015 except international and home-schooled students.


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Kwasi Enin, Long Island Teen Accepted To All 8 Ivy League Schools, Picks Yale

Kwasi Enin, 17, of Mastic Beach, who was accepted to all eight Ivy League schools, has decided to attend Yale University this fall.



Students Look Forward To Revamped SAT With More Focus On ‘Real-World’ Problems

Real-world problems, more “focused” topics, and the elimination of “obscure vocabulary” are among the features of the revamped SAT for college admissions, which will be rolled out in 2016.


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L.I. Teen Kwasi Enin Accepted To All 8 Ivy League Schools

A 17-year-old Long Island student has accomplished what few believe is possible.


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New SAT: Essay Optional, No Extra Penalties For Wrong Answers

The exam will continue to test reading, writing and math skills, with an emphasis on analysis. Scoring will be on a 1,600-point scale, with a separate score for the optional essay.


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Mayor, Chancellor Tout Improved SAT And AP Scores

Mayor Bloomberg and Chancellor Walcott were at a Brooklyn public school Tuesday to put a spot light on improving SAT and AP test scores among high school students.


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Stricter Security Measures For SAT Follow Long Island Cheating Scandal

The new measures will include validating a student’s identity at his or her designated test site.


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Parents, Students In Brooklyn Unhappy After SAT Re-Test

High school students from Brooklyn were forced to re-take their SATs on Saturday.

Unhappy students told CBS 2’s Dick Brennan that a testing problem during their first test was the cause of Saturday’s re-test at the Packer Collegiate Institute.


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Nearly 200 Brooklyn Students To Retake SAT After Scores Invalidated

Students from nearly 50 schools took the exam on May 5 at the Packer Collegiate Institute in Brooklyn Heights.


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L.I. Cheating Scandal Prompts Sweeping Security Changes For SAT, ACT

Officials announced new, nationwide security measures for standardized test-takers on Tuesday aimed at preventing another testing scandal like the one that rocked Long Island.


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Sweeping Security Changes For ACT, SAT To Be Announced Following L.I. Scandal

The new measures are expected to include dual identification to prevent impersonation, using state-of-the-art photo recognition and enhanced handwriting analysis.


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Lawmakers Consider Ways To Prevent Cheating On College Entrance Exams

In response to the SAT cheating scandal on Long Island, lawmakers are proposing ideas to prevent fraud and cheating on college entrance exams.