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Posted: Friday, April 18, 2014 7:00 pm

We all know how the digital age has changed many of the routine things we do at work, at home and in school. But paper and pencils aren’t dead. And, the younger generation isn’t held captive 100 percent by the digital environment.

It was reported the past week that 56 percent of students surveyed by Kaplan Test Prep are against a change to digital for the SAT test. In a previous Kaplan survey, students expressed concerns about the strain of looking at a computer screen for four hours and potential technical issues, as well as a preference for the tactile nature of writing, “scratch work” and flipping pages.

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