New SAT: Good but not Great

Take the time to read this article, “The New SAT Won’t Close the Achievement Gap”, written by Garrett Neiman, co-founder and CEO of CollegeSpring that offers SAT prep courses and other services to low-income students in Los Angeles, New York City, and San Fancisco Bay Areas.

Mr. Neiman says, “Mitigating the SAT achievement gap is not impossible, but it does require that we recognize that the most-disadvantaged students experience the SAT very differently from their most-advantaged peers.”

He has 1st hand knowledge of how the new SAT is written and while most of us will agree that a new verision of the exam was needed, there are some concerns that were not met, and may even be out of their control…

 

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