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ERIC Number: EJ599111
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
Eliminating Standardized Tests in College Admissions: The New Affirmative Action?
Zwick, Rebecca
Phi Delta Kappan, v81 n4 p320-24 Dec 1999
Eliminating the Scholastic Aptitude Test for college admissions might seem a form of covert affirmative action. Although it is possible to design a workable admissions policy that excludes standardized tests (as 15 percent of colleges have done), banishing admissions tests to further a social-policy goal indirectly is unsound policy. (Contains 25 references.) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: SAT (College Admission Test)