SAT Scores Drop Dramatically: Is It Because of Race?
The New York Times reported last Thursday that SAT scores dropped to a new low because, "About 30 percent of those who took the SAT were black, Hispanic or American Indian, groups whose scores have stubbornly remained lower than those of whites and Asians."
Well gosh, it certainly seems like some more explanation is needed. Are we supposed to believe black and brown kids are to blame for the dumbing down of America? That can’t be right.
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This article was originally published in The Grio.
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