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Sunday, January 16, 2005
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SAT Comes Full Circle

And they still don't know how to score it. I thought the SAT was developed as an efficient, unbaised way to measure potential. The rich prep school boys could always crank out an essay. They were trained to do just that.

It doesn't sound like ETS has sufficient controls in place to keep a prejudiced scorer from surreptitiously penalizing test takers who mention disfavored characteristics such as "Republican tendancies" (perhaps freeing slaves or making passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act possible?).