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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The College Board: Dumbing Down America

There's an idea in here somewhere
Clarice Feldman  . . . "This week, the College Board announced it will add to the mix secret “adversity scores,” rating students on deprivation, but nobody taking the test will be told these numbers.
Every student taking the SAT will now be given an 'adversity score' to level the playing field between people with different social and economic backgrounds, but critics say children of affluent parents could be penalized by the new system.
The scoring system was established by the national College Board, the nonprofit which administers the test (snip)
The new system will use 15 different factors to weigh a student's adversity score, based on things such as the crime and poverty rates in the neighborhood where the teens grew up. 
Other elements of the adversity index include housing values, family median income, whether a student is a child of a single parent, or speaks English as a second language.
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Tony Branco
Close One: This Baby Was Almost Born Into Poverty But His Mother Killed Him In The Nick Of Time   From the Babylon Bee, which is as close to CNN as one can get.

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