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Editorial: “Breach of contract and gross negligence”

(Sophia Martin)

By Editorial Staff

May 22, 2020

The problems with AP testing are not novel or unprecedented — but the pandemic may give us the chance to rethink public education.

College Board Invalidates Four Marin Catholic AP Tests

By Shane Lavezzo

June 3, 2017

As the result of an administrative testing error, Marin Catholic students will be required to retake AP tests after the College Board invalidated the AP Government, AP Spanish, AP Chemistry, and AP English Literature exams. In a now deleted Twitter photo, posted during the first week of May, Marin Ca...

The College Board: A Nonprofit Profit

The College Board: A Nonprofit Profit

By Maxine Flasher-Duzgunes

March 2, 2017

It’s mid-January, and your mom says you have to register for the SAT. You’re on the College Board website, and the SAT registration fee costs $45. But wait, you should probably take the SAT with Essay because some of the colleges you’re applying to require it. That makes it $57. After checkout, t...

College Board Announces Changes to SAT

College Board Announces Changes to SAT

By Isabella Schloss

May 19, 2014

The College Board announced in late March its plan to redesign the SAT test, making it more connected to schoolwork and applicable to future education. Starting in spring 2016, the Board will make the essay portion optional, shrink the total score from 2400 to 1600 and eliminate vocabulary that College...