SAT Biased against Blacks, Says Study

The cries of racism with regard to the SAT have long sparked debate among educators and activists. A new paper published in the Harvard Educational Review will most likely reignite the discussion. Among its many findings the paper concluded that the SAT was in fact biased against Blacks.  "The SAT, a high-stakes test with significant consequences for the educational opportunities available to young people in the United States, favors one ethnic group over another," say the paper's co-authors. Here's what you had to say: Vernetta commented via Facebook: "If we expose our children to something outside of their comfort zone and community they may expand their knowledge base." Celissa wrote via Facebook: "Maybe instead of blaming the test we should focus on preparing our youth for [it]."


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