Fox News: SUNY Participating in New Process to Measure Real Student Learning
By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange
September 24, 2013
With the cost of college on a steady rise with no end in sight, many students are wondering if the price tag is worth it. Well, a new test might be able to show just how much (or little) students learned during their time on campus.
Starting this year, more than 200 colleges and universities will be offering a new standardized test called the CLA +, (Collegiate Learning Assessment) that is designed to cut through grade inflation and provide both students and employers tangible evidence of what grads learned in college, particularly, critical-thinking skills.