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State Information Request: High School Assessments

An executive director of a state board asked about using the ACT/SAT as a high school assessment. Our response outlines states that use college entrance exams (like the ACT/SAT) for accountability purposes; it also includes a few policy examples and approaches used in states to limit testing cost and time. To provide timely assistance to our constituents, state information requests are typically completed in 24 hours. They reflect an issue scan versus a comprehensive analysis.


May 3, 2019

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