My radical view of the just-released SAT data and the perpetual correlation of test scores with SES (via Granted, but…)

It is a longstanding ugly fact in education: the child’s socio-economic status is tightly correlated with test scores. The just-released SAT data from the College Board are right there for all to see and contemplate with the telling pattern visible for the umpteenth year: for every additional 20,000 dollars in parental income, scores rise in an almost perfect linear relationship by approximately 15 points. Liberal policy-makers use such data to r … Read More

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One thought on “My radical view of the just-released SAT data and the perpetual correlation of test scores with SES (via Granted, but…)

  1. Latisha Williams

    I think you did an excellent job expressing your views in this blog post. My only view on the SAT is that the weight it carries through the years is too much. It should be used rather as a object to just see where the students are at academically.
    Keith Tardibuono

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