Using the Adversity Index, on Standardized Testing Exams - pH14 Plan
Standardized testing companies are collecting information about economic development and disadvantage, to share with colleges who wish to direct resources to low wealth families. https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2017/02/28/college-board-pilots-new-way-measure-adversity-when-considering-applications-some https://www.wsj.com/articles/sat-to-give-students-adversity-score-to-capture-social-and-economic-background-11557999000 Very interesting. Few things to highlight. 1 The implied reason for augmenting student scores is to give high performing students from low performance neighborhoods admission selections at a broader … Continue reading "Using the Adversity Index, on Standardized Testing Exams"
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