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Massive SAT Data Breach Reported

As originally reported in Reuters, a massive data leak of not-yet-administered SAT questions (21 reading passages with ~12 questions each and over 160 math questions) has occurred.

While CollegeBoard has pledged to remove all leaked materials (so no students taking the exams this fall will be affected) prior to the administration, the news is still extremely important as this has been the first time that future material has been leaked, and especially on such a large scale.

Immediate effects beyond the removal of the material are not currently known, but speculations range the gamut from “little impact” to “beginning to question the entire integrity of the SAT.” No such data leaks have been reported for the ACT.

Read on for more speculation and information in this Washington Post article (link included).

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