April 16, 2012 13:12 by Nina
Following an elaborate cheating scandal, the SAT and ACT college entrance exams are now tightening their rules and security. The scandal, which involved several Long Island high school students submitting fake identification in order to complete the test for a peer, resulted in arrests and a major reformation to the ytests areadministered.
Required by nearly all American colleges as part of the admissions process, the SAT and ACT exams will now require students to submit a recent photograph upon registration, which will be cross checked to photo ID on the day of the test.
Also new are guidelines that require test results to be sent directly to students’ high schools, which wasn’t an option before. According to principals and administrators, this gives greater visibility into detecting suspicious results that might otherwise go unnoticed.
To learn more about the preparations needed, review the following links for the SATs or ACTs.