Wesleyan University will no longer require the ACT or the SAT in admissions criteria. Below is the announcement from The Wesleyan Connection:
Both the SAT and the ACT tests will be optional for high school applicants to Wesleyan University starting next fall, President Michael S. Roth announced this week.
Think you’re free of everything related to standardized testing now that you’re in college? Andrew Ribner ’14 says “Think again!!”
In conjunction with WesJustEd and its weekly speaker series on US education policy, Dr. Charles DePascale visits campus to discuss standardized testing and evaluation in education today.
More information on the speaker himself:
DePascale is a Senior Associate with the National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment. The Center, based in Dover, New Hampshire, provides consulting services to help states and districts foster higher student achievement through improved practices in educational assessment and accountability. Prior to joining the Center in 2002 he served as principal psychometrician for the student assessment unit of the Massachusetts Department of Education.
Date: Thursday, October 18th
Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm