California released updated guidance for school districts deciding whether Smarter Balanced or a local assessment is their more viable option.
The data points to a widening achievement gap between white and Black students.
UC is being asked not to create its own test to replace the SAT. Students may instead be able to submit scores from 11th grade state exams.
CSU officials say their action does not mean testing is permanently dropped as an admissions requirement. Grade point averages will take on more weight.
Removing tests from admissions process would allow UC to recruit and educate California’s best and brightest from all backgrounds.
Lawsuits challenge freshman admissions process for the University of California which requires students to take the SAT or ACT standardized test