September 16, 2011

Falling SAT Scores Reveal Racial Gap

Brian Resnick, The Atlantic


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The class of 2011's SAT scores are in, and they're not good.

The College Board announced Wednesday that mean SAT reading scores have fallen to their lowest levels in nearly 40 years, dropping four points in the last four years to 497.  Furthermore, only 43 percent of test takers achieved a total score indicating they are likely to succeed in college.

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TAGGED: Racial Gap, Education, Tests (education)