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ERIC Number: EJ602763
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0148-432X
The SAT Trap. Why Do We Make So Much of One 3-Hour Test?
Adelman, Clifford
American Educator, v23 n4 p38-41 Win 1999-2000
The Scholastic Assessment Tests (SAT) measures students' general learned abilities, but student test performance is influenced as much by family environment as it is by formal education. Many colleges use SAT scores in admissions decisions. Students would be far better served if there was a concentration on other ways of predicting success in college (e.g., curriculum). (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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