Thursday, May 16, 2019

"SAT To Score Students' 'Disadvantages' To Try To Even The Playing Field"

NPR:

The Environmental Context Dashboard includes information about students' high schools, including the rate of teens who receive free or reduced lunch, and their home life and neighborhoods, such as average family income, educational attainment, housing stability and crime.

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The scores won't be revealed to SAT test-takers, but schools will see the numbers when reviewing college applications.

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The new dashboard does not look at race, instead focusing on a student's "resourcefulness."