Why Standardized Tests should be Changed, but not Removed

Source: https://www.azquotes.com/author/9393-Horace_Mann
The graph from Berkeley News shows that for maximum cognitive and mental performance, some stress is required, but too much stress leads to low performance
Source: https://times-herald.com/news/2020/06/sat-testing-will-resume-in-august
The data from College Board on the chart above was visualized on a scatterplot which shows a clear correlation between higher income and average SAT scores.
Expensive tutoring courses offered by Princeton Review claim to guarantee higher scores.
The median household income by race shows the Asian and white (non-hispanic) ethnic groups have consistently been the highest earning households over the past 50 years.
A short history of some of the racist housing policies in the United States

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Cole Lorig

Cole Lorig

Undergraduate student at Northeastern University