4/12/2006 3:16:00 PM | SAT Scoring Debacle Prompts Apology by College Board President Comments:(0) The President of the College Board has apologized for the scoring errors on the October 2005 SAT Exams. Over 5000 students are known to be affected; while a few received higher grades than they should have, most were downgraded, some by as much as 25%. This may have drastically altered many of these students' lives, regarding college admi... Read More
4/8/2006 5:15:00 PM | First Suit Over SAT Scoring Errors Comments:(0) A Minnesota high school student has become the first to file a lawsuit against the College Board and Pearson Educational Measurement, concerning the scoring errors that occurred on this year's SAT exams. The intent is to make this into a class action suit. The errors are blamed on quality control issues, the result of a sharply increased ... Read More
3/25/2006 9:22:00 AM | College Board Admits Hundreds of Grading Errors on SAT Exam Comments:(0) Thousands of SAT tests taken in October 2005 were incorrectly graded, according to the College Board which administers the tests. While some (about 600) received higher grades than they should have, many more (over 4400) were downgraded. This is expected to have a devastating effect on many students, who may be denied entry to the school of their c... Read More
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