Monday, November 11, 2019

RETHINK COLLEGE - Reliance on Standardized Tests?

"Why colleges are reconsidering their reliance on standardized tests for admission" PBS NewsHour 11/5/2019


SUMMARY:  A college admissions scandal involving several celebrities has cast an ugly spotlight on how entry into higher education can be gamed.  Standardized tests like the ACT and SAT are a key point in the saga, and they now face renewed scrutiny over their value — and their correlation to economic background.  John Yang reports and talks to Jeff Selingo, author of several books on higher education.

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