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Junking Standardized Tests? That Would Only Worsen the Core Problem

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The biggest challenge facing American higher education isn’t getting more students to enroll in universities; it’s making sure that fewer students enroll in collegiate programs in which they’re doomed to fail. Unfortunately, the current push to eliminate standardized tests as a factor in admissions and scholarships will only make the problem worse.

And, yes, there is a problem—one that hurts universities, government grant and loan programs and, worst of all, millions of young people who waste effort and resources as they go deeply into debt to fund college programs they never finish….Click here to read the full column at Newsweek.com.

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