The Covid effect: Most colleges will keep test-optional policies for good

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “Most colleges that temporarily suspended their ACT and SAT requirements during the pandemic do not plan to reinstate them. But a mass movement to adopt test-blind policies — in which colleges remove scores from evaluations of all applicants — is unlikely in the near future. Those are two key takeaways from a new report commissioned by ACT Inc., which owns the ACT exam. … [As] the report makes clear, many colleges rely on ACT and SAT scores for many purposes that go well beyond evaluations of applicants. That complicates predictions about the role of testing in higher education a few years down the road.”
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