Friday, September 16, 2011
What Does SAT Score Decline Mean for Blacks
"No one is disputing the fact that black and Hispanic students score much lower than white students do," said Andy Jacob, spokesman for the New York City Department of Education. "In the past, a lot of black and Hispanic kids were not taking [the SAT] at all and I don't think anyone wants to go back to those days."
The overall test results reveal students from higher income families score higher than all test takers, females score higher than males, and Asians score higher than whites