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Education / SAT Test / Sachs Interview #783084

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 12, 2005
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(Studio: Dean Reynolds) The new version of the College Board's SAT test for high schools students seeking college admission reported.

(Washington: Geoff Morrell) students' reaction to the new SAT test featured; scenes shown from suburban Washington; details given about the essay & of the importance of the SATs. [After the test, two STUDENTS, parent Richard VANN†- react.] [College Board vice president James MONTOYA†- cites the message to the students.] [Howard University associate provost Alvin THORNTON†- says income & social class correlate to test results.] [Bates University vice president William HISS†- says human intelligence is too multifaceted to be measured by a standardized test.]

(Studio: Dean Reynolds) Live interview held with National Assn. for College Admission Counseling president Frank Sachs about the new SAT test. [SACHS†- says they tried to design a better test; admits an important emphasis has been placed on the test; offers advice to the students taking the tests.]

Reynolds, Dean;
Morrell, Geoff

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