May 29, 2006

Not Your Father’s SAT

Here’s some good news for students receiving a classical Christian education, either in private schools or at home. Writing in The Wall Street Journal, David S. Kahn, the head of a private tutoring company, says the SAT has gotten harder. He goes so far as to acknowledge that the test is now biased: “It’s biased against people who aren’t well educated.” For example, he says “students who read widely and often throughout their elementary and high-school years develop the kinds of reading skills measured by the new SAT. Students who avoid reading don’t – and can’t develop them in a cram course.” Read more.

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