NEW YORK (CBSNEWS.COM) – The College Board announced that the SAT scheduled for June 6 is now canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
There were originally seven SAT dates scheduled throughout the 2019-2020 academic year. The March exam’s makeup date, scheduled for March 28, was the first test affected by the pandemic.READ MORE: Texas Legislature Could Make COVID-19 Liability Lawsuits Harder To Win
With student and educator safety as our priority, we're adapting to the challenges presented by Covid-19. While we're unable to administer June, we will:
◼️ Have an SAT each month, starting with August
◼️ Significantly expand capacity for fall SATs
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— The College Board (@CollegeBoard) April 15, 2020READ MORE: 2 Suspects In Custody And Hospitalized Following Chase, Shootout In Johnson County
The organization said the next SAT will be administered in August, pending any changes in public health guidelines. It will also administer an additional test in September in an effort to accommodate students whose tests were canceled.MORE NEWS: I-Team: 3 Ways To Avoid Becoming Victim Of Savvy, Sophisticated Scams