SAT tests might be given remotely if coronavirus continues
The SATs been cancelled by August and could be applied remotely if schools stay closed from the fall, officials said Wednesday.
The College Board released Wednesday that the admissions tests scheduled to obtain been taken inside June have been called away from due to the pandemic.
While calling the scenario not likely, officials said they would offer you a digital SAT test ought to school shutdowns persist.
âWe know students and educators are worried about how the coronavirus may disrupt the college admissions process, and we want to do all we can to help alleviate that anxiety during this very demanding time,â College Board Chief Executive Officer David Coleman said in typically the statement.
More than 2 million kids kommet for the SAT exam from your class of 2019. Roughly 770, 000 students who were scheduled to adopt the test during this kind of cycle have been struggling to accomplish so.
The remote SAT option for future test takers would be unprecedented.
âThe College Board would ensure that at-home SAT testing is simple; secure and fair; accessible to all; and valid for use in college admissions,â the College Board said. âLike the pencil-and-paper test, a digital, remote version of the SAT would measure what students are learning in school and what they need to know to be successful in college.â