The Discriminatory Message Behind the SAT’s New “Adversity Score”

Translation: This exam wasn’t made for you.

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Let’s dissect this ridiculous exam by taking a look at what makes an assessment reliable and valid.

The College Board created the “adversity score” in a pitiful attempt to rationalize the implicit bias that makes their exam unreliable in the first place.

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