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Clark, Melissa; Rothstein, Jesse; Schanzenbach, Diane Whitmore – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2008
Data from college admissions tests can provide a valuable measure of student achievement, but the non-representativeness of test-takers is an important concern. We examine selectivity bias in both state-level and school-level SAT and ACT averages. The degree of selectivity may differ importantly across and within schools, and across and within…
Descriptors: Graduation Requirements, College Entrance Examinations, College Admission, Selective Admission