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6 September 2015
The Real Reason U.S. SAT Test Scores Keep Dropping
There is a piece on SLATE (by Laura Moser) about the continued drop in the SAT test scores of U.S high school students. The title of the piece implies that no one knows why, but I think I can make a stab at explaining it. No, it’s not all due to school funding, or bad teachers who cannot be fired, and it’s not because fundamentalists want their beliefs given equal time …