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Study questions student readiness as Maryland SAT scores decline

Study questions student readiness as Maryland SAT scores decline

Scores for Maryland's graduating high school seniors on SAT tests have declined for the third year in a row, and results released Thursday suggest that less than half of Maryland students are leaving high school ready for college. The College Board, which owns the decades-old test of college readiness, also reported a decline in participation in the SAT, while the rival ACT — the American College Testing assessment — continues to grow in popularity. A quarter of Maryland's graduating seniors took the ACT last year, according to data released last week — more than triple the number that took the exam a decade ago, but still far fewer than the SAT. Maryland...

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