SAT To Contain 'Adversity Score' Based On Environment Student Grew Up InThe factors in the "adversity score" include the student's local crime rate, poverty rate, whether the student has a single parent, median income and the availability of AP classes.
College Board To Boost SAT Security GloballyThe firm that oversees registrations for the SAT college entrance exam is boosting security around the world following test-stealing and other cheating in recent years.
Average Texas SAT Math Scores Fall To 22-Year LowAverage statewide math scores on the SAT college entrance exam fell to 495 for this year's high school graduating class, the lowest score since 1992.
New SAT: The Essay Portion Is To Become Optional Essay optional. No penalties for wrong answers. The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing sweeping revisions. Changes in the annual test that millions of students take will also do away with some vocabulary words.