Cal State may be the next large higher ed system to abandon standardized test requirements. Why? After implementing test optional policies at the start of the pandemic, many colleges received more applicants, better academically qualified applicants and a more diverse pool of applicants. With such positive results, why would they restore test-score requirements? Read more from US News here.
While the UC and CSU systems continue to get harder to get into, most campuses are not addressing the need for growth. The Campaign for College Opportunity offers solutions. Read more from the Los Angeles Times here.