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The Scandal of Standardized Tests

The Scandal of Standardized Tests

Why We Need to Drop the SAT and ACT

by Joseph A. Soares
Hardback
Publication Date: 10/04/2020
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This update to SAT Wars provides new evidence in the case against standardized college entry tests, including the experiences of test-optional colleges. The Scandal of Standardized Tests sheds significant light on key problems such as: Are the tests stronger proxies for race and family income today than they were 20 years ago? Does going test-optional promote racial and economic diversity? Are there any differences in academic records between students admitted without test scores and those with them? How does testing figure into race-sensitive admissions legal controversies? Why is the College Board's "environmental dashboard" inadequate as a way to create a fair playing field? How are the odds of attending and graduating from college stacked against low-income youths and racial minorities? What does the FBI Varsity Blues sting tell us about college admissions in America?

Book Features:

  • Provides 25 years of data on California showing how the correlation of test scores with race has grown over time while their predictive powers have declined.
  • Shows how the disparate results of SAT/ACT scores by race provide grounds for a constitutional challenge to the use of those tests.
  • Provides an overview of our current national situation regarding college applications, attendance, and graduation rates according to family income and college major.
  • Offers a devastating critique of the College Board's "adversity index."
  • Includes a national balance sheet on the experiences of test-optional colleges.
ISBN:
9780807763322
9780807763322
Category:
Examinations & assessment
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
10-04-2020
Language:
English
Publisher:
Teachers' College Press
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
231.14x157.48x17.78mm
Weight:
0.44kg

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