The College Board plans to launch a revised SAT admission test in 2016. Here are a few sample and practice questions that illustrate portions of the current version of the test, drawn from The College Board’s Official SAT Study Guide.Read full article >>
The SAT college admission test will no longer require a timed essay, will dwell less on fancy vocabulary and will return to the familiar 1600-point scoring scale in a major overhaul intended to open doors to higher education for students who are now shut out.Read full article >>
New - A fully online MA Degree in History and Government
The Ashbrook Center at Ashland University announces a fully online Master of Arts Degree designed with the social studies teacher in mind. The degree is designed to provide secondary school teachers with the content expertise they need to develop civic literacy in the next generation of American citizens, while fitting in to the teacher's busy schedule.
Prince George’s County authorities placed Potomac High School on lockdown for about an hour and a half Wednesday morning as police responded to a call for a shooting nearby in Oxon Hill.
At about 9:15 a.m., a woman called 911 reporting that two men, one with a gun, confronted her, said Officer Harry Bond, a spokesman with the Prince George’s County police department.Read full article >>
The College Board plans an announcement Wednesday afternoon about changes to its SAT college admission test.
The SAT, last overhauled in 2005, is one of two standardized tests widely used for applications to selective colleges. The other is the ACT, which recently surpassed the SAT in the total number of student customers nationwide. But the SAT remains more widely used in the Washington region and in many states on the East and West coasts.Read full article >>
This week’s snowfall meddled with the schedule for MSA (Maryland School Assessment) testing in Montgomery County. Tests were supposed to begin Monday, but with school closings Monday and Tuesday, testing starts Wednesday.Read full article >>