Drop SAT/ACT requirement? California decision widely watched

A faculty review of the admissions policies of the University of California System recommended the ACT and SAT remain a requirement of applicants to its 10 campuses.A year in the making and anticipated by both sides in the testing debate, the preliminary faculty recommendations represent a setback for critics who maintain the ACT and SAT reflect family income and parent education rather than student merit. Those critics believe a decision by the mega California system to drop testing requirements could compel other states to follow suit.In its findings, the Academic Senate Standardized Testing...


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