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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

A line graph showcasing the University’s acceptance rate throughout the years. It shows the acceptance rate from 2010 to 2021.

Northwestern’s acceptance rate falls to 6.8 percent, lowest in University history

April 8, 2021

Northwestern accepted 6.8 percent of the 47,633 first-year applications received for the Class of 2025, according to University spokesperson Jon Yates.   This year’s acceptance rate is a steep decrease...

 Segal Visitors Center, 1841 Sheridan Rd. Northwestern recently made submitting standardized tests optional for next year’s applicants, as many in higher education debate whether those decisions should be permanent.

Should Northwestern eliminate the SAT and ACT requirement?

June 23, 2020

University officials recently announced they would suspend the SAT and ACT requirement for the class of 2025. This decision comes after several other universities, including Harvard University and Stanford...

Julie Fain, an activist involved with More Than a Score Chicago, speaks to a group of Evanston parents and teachers about opting out of PARCC testing. More Than a Score opposes the amount of time, resources and manpower dedicated to administering standardized testing in CPS.

Evanston parents, teachers discuss potential detriments of PARCC testing

March 31, 2015

Parents, teachers and community members met Tuesday evening to discuss the possibility of children enrolled in Evanston school districts opting out of future state-mandated PARCC testing. About 20...

Caracotsios: The ACT, 4 years later

Caracotsios: The ACT, 4 years later

July 2, 2013

When NU Tutors asked me to sub in for an ACT tutor, I wasn’t exactly thrilled. It was four years since I'd slogged my way through the trenches of standardized testing, and I had little desire to return....

Nunez: In wake of strike, taking stock of CPS

September 30, 2012

Over the summer, Chicago Public Schools became a battleground for opposing ideals regarding the welfare of students and teachers. The tension was mostly between Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Teachers...

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