Using the Adversity Index, on Standardized Testing Exams

Standardized testing companies are collecting information about economic development and disadvantage, to share with colleges who wish to direct resources to low wealth families. https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2017/02/28/college-board-pilots-new-way-measure-adversity-when-considering-applications-some https://www.wsj.com/articles/sat-to-give-students-adversity-score-to-capture-social-and-economic-background-11557999000 Very interesting. Few things to highlight. 1 The implied reason for augmenting student scores is to give high performing students from low performance neighborhoods admission selections at a broader … Continue reading Using the Adversity Index, on Standardized Testing Exams