Proponents say this new test better reflects high school curriculum and the writing sample will be a useful tool for college admissions offices.
Critics counter the changes will penalize students who don't speak English as a first language and this test is no better at predicting college success than previous versionis.
In this hour, a look at the new test and controvery. Is the new test fair? Is the SAT outdated?
Gaston Caperton, College Board President
Claudio Sanchez, Education Reporter for NPR
Bill Hiss , vice president for external and alumni affairs and a former dean of admissions at Bates College;
This program aired on June 27, 2002. The audio for this program is not available.