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Only in Print: First Remote TACHS Was Overall Success

WINDSOR TERRACE — The Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools (TACHS), which was administered online last month due to the pandemic, seemed to go off without a hitch. More than 10,000 eighth-graders from Catholic, public, and private schools in the Diocese of Brooklyn, the Archdiocese of New York, and the Diocese of Rockville Centre, took the exam this year.

The test, which was completed by students in two hours, was administered over four different days, including two make-up days. The TACHS is a standardized test that measures academic achievement in reading, written expression, and mathematics, plus general reasoning skills through a multiple-choice format.

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