The College Board, which develops and administers standardized tests and curricula as part of the college admissions process, is preparing to assign assign a secret “adversity score” to students who take the SAT to get around a potential Supreme Court ruling against race-based admissions. The move is an attempt to do away with differences in test scores that theoretically result from disparities in wealth and education and, by so doing, preempt a possible ruling from the Supreme Court on race-based affirmative action. -GEG
The College Board is going to assign a secret “adversity score” to
students who take the SAT in an apparent attempt to help colleges get
around a potential Supreme Court ruling on race-based admissions.
score will be assigned to every single student who takes the test, but
students will not know what the score is, and the College Board is not
disclosing how the score is determined, The Wall Street Journal reports.
will see the 1-100 score, called the “Overall Disadvantage Level” when
they view a student’s test results. Anything over 50 designates
The move is an attempt to do away with differences in
test scores that result from disparities in wealth and education and
preempts a ruling from the Supreme Court on race-based affirmative
action. Several college admissions officers told The WSJ the tool will
be especially useful if the Supreme Court bans race-based admissions.
purpose is to get to race without using race,” Anthony Carnevale,
former employee of the College Board and director of Georgetown
University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, told The WSJ.
A group representing Asian American students has filed a lawsuit against Harvard University claiming admissions officers discriminate
against them by penalizing them as a group for high test scores in order
to get a more diverse student body.
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