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The College Board's New Essay Reverses Decades of Progress Toward Literacy

May 06, 2005 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

Those of us who took the SAT remember what we got on that test, even if we took it long ago. On the other hand, few of us recall our high-school GPA, and the permanent record that was supposed to follow us forever has vanished without a trace. But...

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