Below is the original SAT, from 1926, which you can read about in the post below this.
If you want to see it in a document form on which you can enlargen the test, click here.
Alas, the College Board couldn’t find the answer code.Read full article >>
Back in the day, the day being June 23, 1926, the very first Scholastic Aptitude Test was given to some 8,000 young people, most of them male, who labored for three hours and 45 minutes on problems in nine areas: definitions, math problems, classification, artificial language, antonyms, number series, analogies, logical inference, and paragraph reading. (The post above this will have the test for you to try.) A week before they took the test, they were each given a packet filled with practice questions to familiarize themselves with the format and content of the exam. Even then, 88 years ago, folks knew the benefits of test prep!Read full article >>
By upholding Michigan’s ban on the use of racial preferences in college and university admissions, the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday dealt a new blow to racial justice.
Technically the court ruled that Michigan’s Proposal 2, a 2006 ballot initiative that led to a state constitutional ban on race-conscious college admissions, is constitutional (a decision that overruled a lower court). The ballot initiative, challenged by a coalition of organizations supporting affirmative action barred students from lobbying schools to consider race as a factor in admissions. Of course athletes, donors and alumni are not banned from lobbying for special admissions access. That’s why Mark Rosenbaum, the American Civil Liberties Union attorney who argued the case, said in a statement:Read full article >>
One of Montgomery County’s top school leaders has been named superintendent of schools in Hartford, Conn.
The Hartford board of education voted 8 to 1 Monday night to select Beth Schiavino-Narvaez, one of three deputy superintendents in Montgomery County, for the top job in Hartford, according to Hartford schools spokesman David Medina.Read full article >>
Budget cuts being considered by the Loudoun County School Board this week are far-reaching. They could affect class size, foreign language offerings and the availability of full-day kindergarten.
They could also affect sex education.Read full article >>