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Opinion: So Dartmouth will require the SAT again. Here’s what really matters for Californians seeking degrees

Published by the Los Angeles Times

February 13, 2024

ECMC Foundation Director of Strategy Stephen J. Handel, PhD, co-authored a Los Angeles Times article discussing standardized testing battles in elite college admissions after Dartmouth's decision to require the SAT/ACT.

Dr. Handel and coauthor Eileen Strempel, the Inaugural Dean of UCLA’s Herb Alpert School of Music, encourage colleges and universities to look beyond mandating standardized testing and pay closer attention to the substantial challenges and struggles higher education is facing, including degree completion, affordability and reputational issues.

Read the article.

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