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The scandal of standardized tests : why we need to drop the SAT and ACT, edited by Joseph A. Soares

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The scandal of standardized tests : why we need to drop the SAT and ACT
Title
The scandal of standardized tests
Title remainder
why we need to drop the SAT and ACT
Statement of responsibility
edited by Joseph A. Soares
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book offers detailed empirical evidence for how standardized tests widen racial inequity in college admissions, and shows how recent attempts by the College Board to introduce an "adversity index" fall short of addressing the inequities that the SAT and ACT perpetuate. It takes a close look at the results of colleges and universities that have introduced test-optional admissions, which reveals greater diversity and better student outcomes"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Soares, Joseph A.
  • ProQuest (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Universities and colleges
  • Education
  • Educational evaluation
  • Prediction of scholastic success
  • SAT (Educational test)
  • ACT Assessment
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The scandal of standardized tests : why we need to drop the SAT and ACT, edited by Joseph A. Soares
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Title Page -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction: "Toss That Test" -- Part I: THE CASE AGAINST THE SAT/ACT -- Chapter 1. Norm-Referenced Tests and Race-Blind Admissions: The Case for Eliminating the SAT and ACT at the University of California, Saul Geiser -- THE GROWING SOCIAL COSTS OF ADMISSIONS TESTS -- UC AS A TEST CASE FOR "RACE-BLIND" ADMISSIONS -- RACE VERSUS CLASS AS CORRELATES OF TEST SCORES -- RACIAL SEGREGATION AND THE "TEST SCORE GAP" -- RESURGENCE OF RACIAL SEGREGATION IN CALIFORNIA SCHOOLS -- HOLISTIC REVIEW AND PROPOSITION 209
  • A BRIEF HISTORY OF VALIDITY STUDIES AT UC -- THE PROBLEM OF PREDICTION ERROR -- NORM-REFERENCED TESTS AND RACIAL STRATIFICATION -- NATIONAL STANDARDS FOR FAIRNESS IN TESTING -- OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN AND ADMISSIONS TESTING -- CONCLUSION: ELIMINATING THE SAT AND ACT IN UC ADMISSIONS -- NOTES -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 2. Wealth's Influence on College Enrollment and Completion, Paul Fain -- NOTE -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 3. How the SAT Creates "Built-In Headwinds": An Educational and Legal Analysisof Disparate Impact, William C. Kidder and Jay Rosner -- INTRODUCTION -- ANALYSIS OF SAMPLE SAT QUESTIONS
  • EDUCATIONAL ANALYSIS -- LEGAL ANALYSIS -- CONCLUSION -- NOTES -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 4: The "Landscape" or "Dashboard Adversity Index" Distraction: A Clumsy Attempt at Damage Control, Joseph A. Soares -- THE RELATIVE VIRTUES OF A STRIVERS INDEX INSTEAD OF LANDSCAPE SCORES -- THE DATA -- ANALYTIC STRATEGY -- FINDINGS AND INTERPRETATION -- CLOSING THOUGHTS -- REFERENCES -- Part II: ADMISSIONS WITHOUT REQUIRING TEST SCORES -- Chapter 5: The SAT/ACT Optional Admissions Growth Surge: More Colleges Conclude "Test Scores Do Not Equal Merit", Robert A. Schaeffer
  • THE BENEFITS OF MAKING ACT AND SAT SCORES OPTIONAL -- WHY SOME COLLEGES STILL USE ACT AND SAT SCORES -- MAKING THE CHANGE -- CONCLUSION -- NOTE -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 6. Non-Submitter Analysis: A Review of Students Who Did NotSubmit Versus Those Who Did, Michael DeWitt and Philip Handwerk -- METHODS -- RESULTS -- CONCLUSION -- NOTES -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 7. Def ining Access: How Test-Optional Works, Steven T. Syverson, Valerie W. Franks, and William C. Hiss -- OBSERVATIONS ON THE TEST-OPTIONAL MOVEMENT -- THE STRUCTURE OF THE STUDY -- PRINCIPAL FINDINGS -- SUMMARY AND IMPLICATIONS -- NOTES
Control code
ybp99984533938
Extent
1 online resource ( x, 213 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Limited to one user at a time
Isbn
9780807778210
Lccn
2019038624
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The scandal of standardized tests : why we need to drop the SAT and ACT, edited by Joseph A. Soares
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Title Page -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction: "Toss That Test" -- Part I: THE CASE AGAINST THE SAT/ACT -- Chapter 1. Norm-Referenced Tests and Race-Blind Admissions: The Case for Eliminating the SAT and ACT at the University of California, Saul Geiser -- THE GROWING SOCIAL COSTS OF ADMISSIONS TESTS -- UC AS A TEST CASE FOR "RACE-BLIND" ADMISSIONS -- RACE VERSUS CLASS AS CORRELATES OF TEST SCORES -- RACIAL SEGREGATION AND THE "TEST SCORE GAP" -- RESURGENCE OF RACIAL SEGREGATION IN CALIFORNIA SCHOOLS -- HOLISTIC REVIEW AND PROPOSITION 209
  • A BRIEF HISTORY OF VALIDITY STUDIES AT UC -- THE PROBLEM OF PREDICTION ERROR -- NORM-REFERENCED TESTS AND RACIAL STRATIFICATION -- NATIONAL STANDARDS FOR FAIRNESS IN TESTING -- OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN AND ADMISSIONS TESTING -- CONCLUSION: ELIMINATING THE SAT AND ACT IN UC ADMISSIONS -- NOTES -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 2. Wealth's Influence on College Enrollment and Completion, Paul Fain -- NOTE -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 3. How the SAT Creates "Built-In Headwinds": An Educational and Legal Analysisof Disparate Impact, William C. Kidder and Jay Rosner -- INTRODUCTION -- ANALYSIS OF SAMPLE SAT QUESTIONS
  • EDUCATIONAL ANALYSIS -- LEGAL ANALYSIS -- CONCLUSION -- NOTES -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 4: The "Landscape" or "Dashboard Adversity Index" Distraction: A Clumsy Attempt at Damage Control, Joseph A. Soares -- THE RELATIVE VIRTUES OF A STRIVERS INDEX INSTEAD OF LANDSCAPE SCORES -- THE DATA -- ANALYTIC STRATEGY -- FINDINGS AND INTERPRETATION -- CLOSING THOUGHTS -- REFERENCES -- Part II: ADMISSIONS WITHOUT REQUIRING TEST SCORES -- Chapter 5: The SAT/ACT Optional Admissions Growth Surge: More Colleges Conclude "Test Scores Do Not Equal Merit", Robert A. Schaeffer
  • THE BENEFITS OF MAKING ACT AND SAT SCORES OPTIONAL -- WHY SOME COLLEGES STILL USE ACT AND SAT SCORES -- MAKING THE CHANGE -- CONCLUSION -- NOTE -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 6. Non-Submitter Analysis: A Review of Students Who Did NotSubmit Versus Those Who Did, Michael DeWitt and Philip Handwerk -- METHODS -- RESULTS -- CONCLUSION -- NOTES -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 7. Def ining Access: How Test-Optional Works, Steven T. Syverson, Valerie W. Franks, and William C. Hiss -- OBSERVATIONS ON THE TEST-OPTIONAL MOVEMENT -- THE STRUCTURE OF THE STUDY -- PRINCIPAL FINDINGS -- SUMMARY AND IMPLICATIONS -- NOTES
Control code
ybp99984533938
Extent
1 online resource ( x, 213 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Limited to one user at a time
Isbn
9780807778210
Lccn
2019038624
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote

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