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The Story Behind the SAT Overhaul
« on: March 09, 2014, 08:19:50 PM »

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Re: The Story Behind the SAT Overhaul
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2014, 11:49:20 PM »
Methinks the basic underlying motivation can be found at the start of the article, where it discusses the schools that have started dropping the SAT and ACT as mandatory:  this is about preserving the company's revenues first and foremost.

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Re: The Story Behind the SAT Overhaul
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2014, 11:55:01 PM »
1. There was no essay in the 1960s

2. There is a correlation of IQ to income, through heredity.
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Re: The Story Behind the SAT Overhaul
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2014, 12:33:24 AM »
1. There was no essay in the 1960s

2. There is a correlation of IQ to income, through heredity.

correlation does not imply causation

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Re: The Story Behind the SAT Overhaul
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2014, 12:46:01 AM »
correlation does not imply causation
Seriously? Smart (as in high IQ) people go to school, study and learn the tools with which qualify for high pay.

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