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ERIC Number: ED573718
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Sep
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
More Information, More Informed Decisions: Why Test-Optional Policies Do "Not" Benefit Institutions or Students. Technical Brief
Mattern, Krista; Allen, Jeff
ACT, Inc.
In this technical brief, the authors summarize empirical evidence from their full report comparing the stated intentions and actual outcomes of test-optional practices. An overview of five commonly stated assertions of test-optional practices along with empirical evidence that contradicts these assertions is provided in this brief. [For the full report, "More Information, More Informed Decisions: Why Test-Optional Policies Do "Not" Benefit Institutions or Students. ACT Insights in Education & Work," see ED573717.]
ACT, Inc. 500 ACT Drive, P.O. Box 168, Iowa City, IA 52243-0168. Tel: 319-337-1270; Web site: http://www.act.org
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ACT, Inc.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: ACT Assessment; SAT (College Admission Test)