SAT math scores mirror and maintain racial inequity

In 1926, the SAT was created to give talented students, regardless of income, the chance to compete for college admission and scholarships. Nearly 100 years later, it often excludes the lower-income students it was created to help. Although the original exam was primarily aimed at economic diversity, part of its stated modern mission is to help increase racial diversity, too. But Black and Hispanic or Latino students routinely score lower on the math section of the SAT — … Continue reading SAT math scores mirror and maintain racial inequity