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Major Changes Are In Store For The SAT College Entrance Exam

The College Board that creates the SAT test conducted its own exam and realized it was failing students.

03/06/2014

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Nothing ‘Epideictic’ About The Spelling Bee Test

Hello. I’m Speller No. 282. And I’m not going to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee. But thanks to the new vocabulary test, I might have been a contender.

05/29/2013

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Spelling Bee Begins With 1st-Ever Vocabulary Test

The sign outside the waiting room read: “Preliminaries Test, Quiet Please.” Spellers emerged one by one, having taken the first vocabulary test in the history of the National Spelling Bee. They were greeted with pats on shoulders from parents and whispers of “How’d it go?”

05/28/2013

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Spelling Bee Kids Will Have To Know Definitions

What does it all mean? That’s the question facing spelling whizzes across the country, who learned Tuesday that they will have to know the definitions of some of the those tough words they’ve been memorizing in the dictionary.

04/09/2013

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