Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Can a new SAT Test Give Opportunity to Low Income Students?

The new SAT test due in 2015 will have many changes that will benefit students like ours in Title I.  New questions will require students to analyze data, draw conclusions from text and support arguments using factual evidence from literature, history, and science.  Sound familiar?  That's what we are doing in our vocabulary, close reading in Title I.  Not only that, but the new test will benefit low income students.
Read to find out more.  Be sure to share your viewpoint in the comments section.

Retooling the Test:  Can a New SAT "Deliver Opportunity" to Low-Income Students?  Ilana Garon. 8.7.13.  Education Week Teacher - View from the Bronx - An Urban Teacher's Perspective

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