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SAT slated to change, standardized test will be less "coachable"

SAT slated to change, standardized test will be less "coachable"

Emily Moss March 20, 2014

by Emily Moss Created in 1926 to test students’ potential for learning, the SAT remains one of the most highly anticipated tests for high school students today.  Some students pay for tutoring courses...

As work gets more difficult, well thought out plans can go by the wayside. by Maria Melissa and Mary Solovyeva.

Cartoon: Sophomores vs. Juniors

The Newtonite February 24, 2014

As work gets more difficult, well thought out plans may go by the wayside. by Maria Melissa and Mary Solovyeva.

Topics in American Education: The ethics behind SAT testing

The Newtonite September 16, 2013

by Peter Diamond This summer I spent a good deal of time studying for the SAT test, an experience that opened my eyes to the questionable realities of standardized testing and the college admission process....

PTSO sponsors standardized test preparation services

The Newtonite December 13, 2012

by Maxwell Kozlov This year, the PTSO's Educational Excellence Campaign (EdEx) co-chairs Susan Cassidy, Benita Danzing and Mary Beth DeNucci provided juniors and seniors with free access to PrepMe, an...

Cartoon: High school summer 'vacation'

The Newtonite March 20, 2012

[media-credit name="Julia Moss" align="alignleft" width="563"][/media-credit] With the end of the year approaching, some students at this school are planning to spend their summers working...

Counselors clarify differences between SAT, ACT

The Newtonite October 28, 2011

by Kayla Shore You arrive at the test center, clutching your admission ticket, three freshly sharpened number two pencils, a calculator and four replacement batteries. You have done everything you can...

Students qualify as National Merit semi-finalists

The Newtonite October 13, 2011

by Ryan Condon Students who earned high marks on the PSAT qualified as semi-finalists for the National Merit Scholarship, so they are now applying to become finalists, according to assistant principal...

Cartoon: A hypocrite's SAT advice

The Newtonite October 12, 2011

[media-credit name="Julia Moss" align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit] Click on cartoon to view full size. The SAT is a source of anxiety for both students and teachers.

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