In SAT redo, no essay or guessing penalty
Posted: March 6, 2014 at 5:17 a.m.
Saying its college admission exams do not focus enough on the important academic skills, the College Board announced Wednesday a fundamental rethinking of the SAT, eliminating obligatory essays, ending the long-standing penalty for guessing incorrectly and cutting obscure vocabulary words.
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