More graphs, "high utility" vocabulary added to SAT

04/16/2014 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The revised SAT, expected to be administered in 2016, will include more "high utility" vocabulary words, rather than obscure words, College Board officials said. The test also will include a greater focus on interpreting graphs in math, science and social science. "I like the desire on the part of the exam to assess students' analytic skills, and the direction they're taking with the changes in the essay," Duke University's admissions director, Christoph Guttentag, said.

View Full Article in:

New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Technical Assistance Consultant (8336)
Chicago, IL
Senior Director, Instructional Leadership
New Teacher Center
Chicago , IL
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Principal at Emerson Academy of Dayton
National Heritage Academies
Dayton, OH
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ