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ERIC Number: EJ593363
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-5982
More Points for "Strivers": The New Affirmative Action?
Gose, Ben
Chronicle of Higher Education, v46 n4 pA55-A56 Sep 17 1999
Researchers at Educational Testing Service and elsewhere are devising methods that could help admissions officers measure educational disadvantage more systematically. One system identifies "strivers," any student scoring more than 200 points above the average score of peers with similar backgrounds, taking into account 14 variables such as family income, parents' education, and the rigor of high school courses taken. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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