What the New SAT and Digital ACT Might Look Like
Big changes are coming to the nationís two competing admissions tests. The president of the College Board, an architect of the Common Core, is intent on rethinking the SAT to make it an instrument that meshes with what students are learning in their classrooms. Meanwhile, the ACT, which has always been more curriculum-based, is the first of the two to move into the digital age. In adapting its test for the computer, ACT Inc. is tiptoeing past the fill-in-the-bubble Scantron sheets toward more creative, hands-on questions.