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American Agenda (Education: College Entrance Exams) (Part II) #154109

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 04, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Bill Blakemore) How the Scholastic Aptitude Tests (SATs) for college entrance for high school students are assembled featured; scenes shown of the board at work in deciding on the questions; same questions outlined. [Test maker Sidell CARLTON, College Board Brad QUIN - comment.] [FairTest Robert SCHAEFFER - criticizes the SATs.] [MIT Michael BEHNKE - talks about scores of men versus women.] The issues of racial and sexual bias in the tests reviewed. [Educational Testing Service Nancy COLE, QUIN, Harvard University's Howard GARDINER - analyze the SATs.]

Reporter(s):
Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:05:00

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