Student testing http://kplu.org en How much do students benefit from free practice SATs? Some say a lot http://kplu.org/post/how-much-do-students-benefit-free-practice-sats-some-say-lot <p>Thousands of students across the state are taking the SAT this weekend.</p><p>The college entrance exam plays a big role in admissions, but a lot of students are poorly prepared for it. Some educators say an easy way to change that &ndash; and get students to gear up for college earlier &ndash; is to pay for sophomores or juniors to take a preliminary version of the test.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 04 Nov 2011 11:33:00 +0000 Charla Bear 3097 at http://kplu.org How much do students benefit from free practice SATs? Some say a lot Washington students testing better in math, science http://kplu.org/post/washington-students-testing-better-math-science <p>Washington&rsquo;s students have made some gains on math and science tests. More kids passed state exams in those subjects last year than the year before, according to the Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn.</p><p> Wed, 31 Aug 2011 00:04:04 +0000 KPLU News Staff 2485 at http://kplu.org Washington students testing better in math, science