Florida expected to approve exam as competitor to the SAT
“We are always seeking ways to improve,” said Ray Rodrigues, the chancellor of the State University System of Florida, noting that the system, which serves a quarter million undergraduates, was the largest in the country to still require an entrance exam.
It’s the latest move by Governor of Florida Ron DeSantis to shake up the education establishment, especially the College Board, the non-profit behemoth that runs the SAT programme. DeSantis, a Republican presidential candidate, has already rejected the College Board’s Advanced Placement (AP) course on African American studies, and sparred over content on gender and sexuality in AP Psychology.
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