The nonprofit group that administers the SAT said Thursday it will assign a score to students who take the test to reflect their social and economic backgrounds, but not everyone thinks this is a good..
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When I first heard about the College Board’s introduction of an “adversity score” for students taking the SAT (originally known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test), I thought it was a joke.
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College Board CEO David Coleman defended the SAT “adversity score” on Fox News' “America’s Newsroom” on Friday, saying the messaging behind the new criteria is to say “we can see you”.. FOXNews.com - Published
Administrators of the SAT college admissions test say considering scores in the context of where a student went to high school will let colleges identify resourceful students they might otherwise.. Seattle Times - Published
(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) It would be nice to think that high school students can get into a good university based on their abilities or talents, but a proposed change to the SAT shows how the.. CNSNews.com - Published
The College Board will start assigning an "adversity score" to all students taking the SAT to capture their social and economic background. It's meant to help admissions officers account for any.. CBS News - Published
The College Board president behind the recent decision to assign applicants an "adversity score" is the same man who peddled Common Core, one of the colossal failures of the U.S. educational system. FOXNews.com - Published
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The adversity score will focus on social and economic factors associated with a student's school and neighborhood, such as median family income, crime reports and college attendance rates. The formula.. Seattle Times - Published
The College Board is adding a measure of students’ socioeconomic background, including factors like the crime and poverty levels where they live, to help colleges put test scores in context. NYTimes.com - Published
The College Board, which oversees the SAT exam used by most U.S. colleges during the admissions process, plans to introduce an “adversity score” which takes into consideration the social and.. FOXNews.com - Published
The Wall Street Journal reports a new scoring index on the SAT will calculate an individual student's "adversity score" looking at 15 factors tied to family income, neighborhood, and the quality of.. CBS News - Published