Currently, students can earn a perfect score on the SAT even after missing several questions.
Jennifer Marshall is an Education Policy Analysis from the Family Research Council, a Washington Based non-profit organization.
She says this along with other changes has badly hurt the credibility of the test.
But Missouri Director of Assessment James Friedebach (FREED-bak) says the SAT score rises are due to students taking more core courses.
From the State Capital, I'm Jennifer Horton.