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According to their 990 for the year ending in June 2014, the College Board made a profit of about $99 million in that year. Total assets in that year were about $1 billion.
I think the College Board has the resources to create one-time tests. If they want to.
I think the US Congress should give them the will. The College Board is a non-profit.
CC is mentioned more than just in passing. Aside from other references about how test material is shared on this Board, the closing of the article states: “Have you read College Confidential?” Roy said in an interview. “All the detailed material is there.”
This makes me sick.
Is this Board perpetuating the cheating as the article suggests?
If so, what is being done to stop it?
Lets again blame CB for the test hacked and copied . Its always their fault. No matter how tight they make their security, someone (s) from certain countries will hack/steal/compromise it.
The first file, offered free by a Chinese online test-advice company called SAT Helper, reconstructs one version of that day’s exam booklet. It had a 52-question reading section with five text passages – including the Chavez letter and the plate tectonics essay.
The second document was shown to Reuters by a Chinese tipster who had warned the College Board last year about security breaches. It contained images of another version of the March 5 test. Among its reading passages? The Chavez letter, the baby-fat paper, the plate tectonics piece and the Chabon novel.
Three high school students reviewed the documents and confirmed that the material came from the actual March 5 SATs they had taken. Reuters is not naming them because test-takers agree when they register for the exam not to disclose what's on it.
“That’s literally the one I took,” said one student, a high school junior in Maryland.
“It would have been better if I’d seen it before the test,” another high school student, a junior in Texas, said laughing.
The other option is a massive question bank, well into the tens of thousands, available on demand. But this couldn't be updated all that often, making it vulnerable to cheating, an issue solved only by reducing the benefits of such an approach with 100,000+ questions.