October 2, 2019
New Civics finds an enemy in standardized testing. It turns out, explains David Randall, that tests require extensive factual knowledge. The sort of knowledge that only comes from in-class education a...
January 20, 2017
Classic Learning Initiatives has developed a new alternative to the PSAT, rolling out the Classic Learning Test 9 (CLT 9) and Classic Learning Test 10 (CLT 10).
December 5, 2016
The Classic Learning Test is the SAT's new rival.
February 1, 2016
Perhaps the most unfortunate change to the new SAT is that the essay is now optional.
November 3, 2015
Detroit's schools barely produce more educationally proficient students than they do juvenile delinquents.
September 24, 2015
NAS board member Sandra Stotsky explains how Common Core-based tests fail to produce intelligible results.
December 2, 2014
Brooklyn College historian KC Johnson finds the new AP history standards heavy on skills, light on content.
July 7, 2014
Peter Wood comments on the College Board's release of its new AP U.S. History curriculum.
July 1, 2014
In this preliminary report, NAS president Peter Wood analyzes in detail the new AP United States history course.
March 12, 2014
In an attempt to advance "social justice," the College Board has once again revised the SAT.