Next Stages in Testing Debate

by E Wayne Ross on September 28, 2009

Inside Higher Ed: Next Stages in Testing Debate

BALTIMORE — A year ago, the big news at the annual meeting of the National Association for College Admission Counseling was the release of a landmark report questioning the use of standardized testing. While the report didn’t call for testing to be abolished, it said that most colleges that required testing in the admissions process didn’t have a sufficient sense of its value, and the study suggested that careful analysis would lead many of those institutions to stop requiring the SAT or ACT as part of the admissions process.