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Changing the number of answer choicesSubmitted by Karl Hagen
Another forthcoming change to the SAT is the number of answer choices per question: there will be four rather than five options for all questions. This is another way in which the new SAT will more closely resemble the ACT, which already uses four-choice questions for all the tests except Mathematics.
On Formula ScoringSubmitted by Karl Hagen
There are a few changes to the new SAT that I know people will be talking a lot about but which actually matter less than you might think they would to the test taker, although they matter quite a bit to the people making the test. Of these, one has received much press attention since the initial announcement: no more deduction for wrong answers.
First Reaction to the New SAT Test SpecificationSubmitted by Karl Hagen
The SAT and SESSubmitted by Karl Hagen
The New York Times article on the changes has a lot of interesting stuff. But one comment about the relationship between the SAT and socioeconomic status (SES) caught my attention:
Test CorruptionSubmitted by Karl Hagen
SAT Essay Word CloudsSubmitted by Karl Hagen
Really, truly, literallySubmitted by Karl Hagen
The question arose when I ran across the following remark by Tim Robbins about Susan Sarandon: