Newsletter Archives

A note on the Archive issues – up until 2005 Articles in the Examiner were dated as Spring, Summer, Winter, Fall. Post 2005 and for the purposes of searching on this website they are organized by the actual month they were published. When searching pre-2005 articles use the following key:

Winter = January
Spring = April
Summer = June
Fall = October

Issue Title Subject
May, 2016 Test-Optional Surge Continues University Testing
May, 2016 SAT Facelift Ignores Test's Basic Flaws University Testing
December, 2015 Record ACT/SAT-Optional Admissions Growth University Testing
December, 2015 ACT, SAT, and NAEP Scores All Point to "Test-and-Punish" Failure University Testing
November, 2013 College Admissions Tests Show Test-Driven Schooling Failure University Testing
November, 2013 Test-Score Optional Growth Spurt University Testing
March, 2013 Another “All New, Improved SAT” . . . This Time With Tail Fins? University Testing
October, 2012 More Colleges, Universities Downplay Admissions Tests University Testing
October, 2012 ACT, SAT Scores Show Failure of Test-Driven K-12 Schools University Testing
May, 2012 Data Show Test-Optional Admissions Successes University Testing
January, 2012 Clark University Goes Test-Optional University Testing
September, 2011 Many Test-Optional Colleges Earn Top Rankings University Testing
September, 2011 ACT/SAT Scores Show Test-Driven “Reform” Failure University Testing
September, 2011 SAT Wars: New Book Provides Test-Optional Ammunition University Testing
May, 2011 Changes Loom in Grad School Exams University Testing
May, 2011 Strong Test-Optional Growth Continues University Testing
May, 2011 Stagnant SAT & ACT Results, Growing College Prep. Score Gaps Show Failure of Test-and-Punish “School Reform" University Testing
May, 2010 National Merit Bullies Counselor To Shield Award Bias University Testing
May, 2010 Test-Optional Surge Continues University Testing
November, 2009 Stagnant, Falling College Admissions Test Scores Reflect NCLB Failure University Testing
November, 2009 High School Grades Better Predictors of College Graduation University Testing
November, 2009 One-Third of U.S. Colleges/Universities Now Test-Optional University Testing
July, 2009 NACAC Joins National Merit Critics University Testing
July, 2009 Test-Optional Lists Grows Rapidly University Testing
July, 2009 Texas Maintains “Top 10%” Automatic Admissions University Testing
March, 2009 U.C. Drops SAT Subject Tests University Testing
March, 2009 Britain Fires U.S. Testing Firm for Massive Scoring Errors University Testing
March, 2009 Test-Optional Admissions List Tops 815 University Testing
March, 2009 New Initiatives Undermine Exam-Maker Credibility University Testing
December, 2008 College Admissions Leaders Embrace Testing Reform Agenda University Testing
December, 2008 SAT Losing Market-Share To ACT, Test-Optional Colleges University Testing
July, 2008 “New” SAT – Same as Old Test, Only Longer and More Expensive University Testing
July, 2008 Test-Optional Movement Continues to Accelerate University Testing
July, 2008 GMAT Cheating Scandal Illustrates Computerized Testing Vulnerability University Testing
April, 2008 Test Optional Success Stories University Testing
April, 2008 U Cal May Drop SAT Subject Tests University Testing
January, 2008 More Than 755 Colleges Now “Test-Optional” University Testing
January, 2008 Spellings Backs Away From College “Accountability” Testing University Testing
January, 2008 IRS Investigation of Test-Maker Pay Sought University Testing
December, 2007 Experimental Items Added to GRE University Testing
October, 2007 $3 Million Settlement for SAT Scoring Error University Testing
October, 2007 SAT Scores Decline, ACT Average Up Slightly University Testing
October, 2007 Test Optional List Soars Past 750, Nears "Critical Mass" University Testing
July, 2007 High School Grades Outperform SAT University Testing
July, 2007 High School Grades Outperform SAT University Testing
July, 2007 Four More Colleges Go Test Optional University Testing
July, 2007 Texas Maintains Top 10% Admissions University Testing
April, 2007 Test Optional List Tops 735 University Testing
April, 2007 "New" GRE Cancellation Reveals ETS Flaws University Testing
April, 2007 SAT Exam "Recycling" Causes Test-Security Fiasco University Testing
April, 2007 Test Glitch Disrupts Computerized MCAT University Testing
January, 2007 Two More Colleges Drop ACT/SAT Requirements University Testing
January, 2007 College Boards Admits SAT "Writing" Test Can be Coached University Testing
January, 2007 LSAT Revisions On the Way University Testing
January, 2007 National Merit Gender Gap Will Narrow University Testing
January, 2007 SAT Scoring Error Lawsuit, Regulatory Legislation Advance University Testing
January, 2007 College Admissions Counselors Bar Test Score Based Scholarships University Testing
October, 2006 Test-Optional Admissions List Surges University Testing
October, 2006 SAT Score Decline Damages College Board Credibility, Helps Rival ACT University Testing
October, 2006 "Sorry, Your Scores Are Delayed, Lost, or ???" University Testing
August, 2006 ACT/SAT Exodus Accelerates University Testing
August, 2006 List of Test Optional in "Top 100" University Testing
August, 2006 SAT Score Error Cover-Up Continues University Testing
August, 2006 Scores from "New" Sat Expected to Dip University Testing
August, 2006 Not Ready For "Prime Time" -- New GRE Postponed University Testing
August, 2006 Redux: Test Coaching Works University Testing
August, 2006 College Board Salaries Soar Despite Test Problems University Testing
May, 2006 SAT Scoring "Debacle" Undermines Test-Maker Credibility University Testing
May, 2006 Test Optional Admissions Movement University Testing
May, 2006 No "Pay for Performance" at Testing Companies University Testing
November, 2005 Knox, Drew Go Test Optional University Testing
October, 2005 U Cal Drops National Merit University Testing
April, 2005 Test-Score Optional List Continues to Grow University Testing
April, 2005 The All “New” (Recycled) SAT University Testing
April, 2005 UC Challenges National Merit University Testing
April, 2005 SAT Copyright Redux University Testing
January, 2005 More Colleges Embrace Test-Optional Admissions University Testing
January, 2005 Test-Maker Greed Spurs “New” SAT University Testing
January, 2005 ETS Loses GMAT Contract University Testing
October, 2004 Colleges Reject “Writing” Test University Testing
October, 2004 Bates Study Lauds SAT-Optional University Testing
October, 2004 College Board Seeks to Suppress Test Equity Charts University Testing
October, 2004 Two Faces of the College Board University Testing
May, 2004 “New” SAT: High Anxiety, Little Change University Testing
May, 2004 The “New” SAT 2005: A Better Test or Just a Marketing Tool? University Testing
May, 2004 Sarah Lawrence Drops Admissions Tests University Testing
October, 2003 More Than 700 Colleges Test "Optional" University Testing
October, 2003 SAT Race, Gender Gaps Increase University Testing
October, 2003 College Board Raises Test Fees University Testing
June, 2003 Supreme Court Decisions Impact Univ. Admissions University Testing
June, 2003 Where Are the Women MBAs? University Testing
June, 2003 ETS Loses SAT "Writing Test" Contract University Testing
March, 2003 Supreme Court Brief Shows Test Scores Do Not Equal Merit University Testing
March, 2003 Pitzer College Makes SAT Optional University Testing
March, 2003 New GMAT Fact Sheet University Testing
October, 2002 Civil Rights Groups File Bias Complaint Against FL Scholarship University Testing
October, 2002 Annual Scores Promote Test-Maker Products University Testing
October, 2002 College Access Blocked by MA High School Exit Test University Testing
June, 2002 K-12 Testing Expands into College Admissions University Testing
June, 2002 No More “Scarlet Asterisk” University Testing