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Michael Paul Goldenberg

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A Forward From Michae Paul Goldenberg: More on High Stakes Testing
Posted: Aug 3, 2000 11:40 AM
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Michae Paul Goldenberghas sent you the following message from Policy.com.


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Should Standardized Tests Be Optional?
7/21/00
http://www.policy.com/news/dbrief/dbriefarc763.asp
Some colleges are starting to move away from requiring the Scholastic
Aptitude Test (SAT), citing concerns about the test's fairness and whether
its role in finding the right candidates is overemphasized. The debate
over the SAT began heating up in the 1980s, when it was revealed that
black and Latino students scored significantly lower on the test than
their white and Asian counterparts.

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