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UCs must go test-blind, Alameda judge rules

SAT and ACT prep books lie on a shelf. A judge in Alameda County ruled that the University of California must immediately cease considering SAT and ACT scores in admissions and scholarship decisions.
September 4, 2020

An Alameda County Superior Court judge ruled in a preliminary injunction on Sept. 1 that the University of California system must immediately bar all use of SAT and ACT test scores for scholarship and...

“A pretty big domino to fall”: UC schools to eliminate SAT and ACT testing consideration by 2025

In a landmark decision, University of California announced on Thursday their plans to completely eliminate the influence of the SAT and ACT on their admissions process by 2025.
May 23, 2020

The University of California (UC) Board of Regents unanimously decided on Thursday to take measures to eliminate consideration of SAT and ACT test scores by 2025 to reduce inequity in college admissions,...

Harker Aquila’s guide on how upcoming events are impacted by coronavirus

A guide to any questions one might have about upcoming school events and how they have been impacted due to COVID-19 and the school closure.
May 11, 2020

This story was updated on May 11 to include updates on the senior trip, baccalaureate, graduation, locker clean-outs and Harker summer programs. It has now been about two months since school shut down....

College Board closes SAT testing centers due to safety concerns over coronavirus

The College Board has closed numerous testing locations for the March 14 SAT as precautionary measures for the spread of the coronavirus.
March 13, 2020

As more information is released about College Board closing centers due to the coronavirus, this article will be updated with the latest news. Check Harker Aquila for continuous coverage. This story...

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