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The problem with America's college entrance exam
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The problem with America's college entrance exam

The problem with America's college entrance exam In the U.S., your SAT score is hugely important. But what does it *really* measure? Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab The SAT college extrance exam is a gatekeeper of opportunity. But this wasn't always the case. Here are some sources I found useful when reporting out this piece: * The Big Test is a well known book written by Nicholas Lemann, but a few years before he published this in 1999, he wrote this piece for The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1995/09/the-great-sorting/376451/ * Here's the story behind the SAT overhaul: https://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/09/magazine/the-story-behind-the-sat-overhaul.html?_r=0 * This research paper, from Raj Chetty and colleagues, ...