University of California faculty leaders announced they would launch a study aimed at finding out whether SAT and ACT tests accurately predict college success.
Source: LA Times
Higher education admissions have hit a watershed moment. Indeed, the recent public announcement of the University of Chicago no longer requiring SAT or ACT scores for undergraduate admissions is a major development that not only challenges the veracity of the instruments, but the current system of selective higher education admissions and operationalizing of meritocracy via standardized tests.
Source: Inside Higher Edcucation The growing test-optional movement may redefine merit in higher education (opinion)