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Redesigned SAT test 'won't brainwash'

By Zhao Xinying | China Daily | Updated: 2014-10-27 07:57

Educators discount latest version will spread US beliefs to Chinese students

The SAT, widely used for college admission in the United States, will not "indoctrinate" Chinese students with US ideology through its recent redesign, education specialists and students said.

They were responding to the latest debate that surfaced after SAT coach Kelly Yang wrote in the English-language Hong Kong newspaper South China Morning Post that "the new test, with its heavy emphasis on knowledge of the country's founding documents and civil liberties, has the potential to change the mindset and worldview of an entire generation of Chinese youth".

Redesigned SAT test 'won't brainwash'

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