About once a decade, the College Board announces changes to the SAT. But none of these changes have ever made it a better test. The changes actually just make it more like the ACT, which has become more popular than the SAT in recent years. More importantly, both tests are off base. They squeeze out real learning in favor of testing how students stack up to a set of arbitrary standards.
Read more about it in the Washington Post, where Noodle CEO John Katzman explains why the new SAT is still lousy and outlines an alternative to traditional college admissions tests.