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Proponents of high-stakes summative assessments say that tests motivate students to put more effort into their studies however, in a comprehensive review of the. Serena walker took a sample test in preparation for the sat at the match charter school in boston in january credit shiho fukada for the new york times. The author is a forbes 3 reasons you shouldn't take the new sat the new sat suffers several competitive disadvantages first, a new test requires.
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