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ACT Changes Testing Policy for 2020

Clare Canavan, Editor in Chief

November 8, 2019

ACT announced on Tuesday, October 8th, big changes to the way the company will admistrate tests.  Starting in September 2020, after students take the ACT test as a whole at least once, they can register to take one of the five sections, Reading, English, Math, Science, or Writing, individually. ...

Editorial: Colleges Should Not Require SAT Test Scores

Karen Liu, Reporter

May 23, 2019

Over 1,000 colleges have stopped requiring SAT test scores for admission according to HuffPost, an American news source. The SATs were originally created to standardize college admission procedures; however, many colleges are removing this qualification now. SAT test scores should not be required for...

Editorial: Standardized tests hurt American schools

Clare Canavan, Copy Editor

April 26, 2018

Students around the United States are being forced to cram their minds with formulas and tricks to do their best on standardized tests while many will  never use those skills again. Many schools across the country have protested against standardized testing for a variety of different reasons. Standardi...

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