School leaders across Illinois are reacting differently to the news of the State of Illinois changing the standardized testing for college.
State lawmakers have gone from the ACT test to the SAT, however, funding for the tests are not available with no budget in place and area school leaders have had drastically different reactions. Heyworth Schools Superintendent Dr. Ty Wolf says they don't place a heavy emphasis on the standardized testing.
According to Dr. Wolf, he is not concerned with the switch. He admits there may not be data to compare to with the SAT, but he feels there are other, better methods to measure student growth.
The State has paid for the ACT tests in the past and Dr. Wolf says they have no intention to seek other alternative funding for the students to take the tests if the state doesn't pay for them this year.