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Taking Aim at Discrimination, UCs Action Could Spell E-N-D for SAT
"From wondering I'm David Brown, and this is business worse daily on this Tuesday June ninth late last month, the University of California fired the shot that may have killed. The sat the sat in its rival tests. The act of long ruled the lives of anxious college bound high school, Juniors and seniors. The tests which have been given for decades have played pivotal roles in who gets to. To Go to college, and where they've also frequently determined, who receives merit based scholarships, but in May, the University of California said no more it's phasing out the tests as a requirement for admission at it's nine colleges which include the prestigious UCLA UC Berkeley campuses. It's detailed plan doesn't fully end the use of the tests until twenty twenty-five, but they'll be completely eliminated at that point. The UC system had already made the tests optional for this year's applicants due to corona virus complications, but a more fundamental reason is motivating the university's decision to cancel the tests permanently discrimination in December California. High School, students and equal justice advocates sued the university system. They argued that requiring students to submit sat or act. Test scores is both nonsensical and illegal. It's nonsensical. They claim because six decades of the university's own research shows that the tests don't predict college success. They're illegal. The plaintiff's claim because test scores are strongly influenced by family income, parents, education and race. As a result, the plaintiffs say requiring the test scores violates California's own anti-discrimination laws by preventing the plaintiffs from accessing public higher education. The case is still pending, but last month university leaders agreed with those arguments several said the tests favor the wealthy, because children from affluent families can afford expensive test prep in can pay to take the tests multiple times. Supporters of the decision said the tests screen out good. Hispanic black and other minority candidates California's Lieutenant Governor Ellen couldn't lock is a member of the university's board. These tests are extremely flawed and very unfair. She said according to The New York Times enough is enough she added. Over the last few years, hundreds of small colleges and universities across the country, either made the tests optional or eliminated the requirement to submit the test scores all together since the pandemic emerged in the US, another seventy schools have scrapped the requirement at least temporarily. The Times reported. The University of California's decision could spell the future for the sat in the college. Board it is the most popular university system in the country. Last year, six of its campuses made us news and World Report's list of the top ten most popular campuses in the US. Hundreds of thousands of students applied to the schools. The system carries tremendous weight within America's higher education community, meaning other large elite colleges are likely to follow suit. which is not good news for the two powerhouse nonprofits that administer the Tests Princeton's College Board sells the Sat Iowa's act administers its test of the same name. Both are multi multimillion dollar organizations according to the New York, times one critic of the sat estimates that the College Board is lost forty five million dollars in revenue this spring alone due to covid nineteen cancellations. It had promised to deliver a test. Students could take online this week. The company said it will not in fact be able to deliver an online test. Rival Act was struggling before the University of California announced its bellwether decision late last month, the company said it was taking cost cutting actions including the opportunity for staff to take leaves of absence or to resign voluntarily and receive severance. Pay Act CEO. Martin Rutta departed abruptly on May. Twenty ninth under his four-year leadership, the A, C embarked on a string of acquisitions intended to diversify the company's business,
"college board" Discussed on Pat Gray Unleashed
"Furniture. Curtis. Bag the VOX. Runoff without bad four buddies. Help you wait about nine hundred pounds. That's brilliant. Good got it. You didn't move anywhere else man. They're still houses today that have end Dacian where the. This was Matt. Yes. That's true. That is very true. Triple Eight, nine, hundred, thirty, three, ninety three. Let me tell you about the classic learning test. You know the sat and act you think of them as college entrance exams. But they're more than that. The College Board comes up with the the sat and because they do that. The curriculum has to fit the test, so it is. That College Board that Liberal Progressive College Board that decide decides the curriculum for high schools all across America and that's why they're so. That's that's why they're so progressive. So you, if you want to go with this far left organization and you're fine with that. That's one thing, but if you don't want your kids to have to be subjected to all of that, there's the classic learning test right now. It's been around for about four years. It's already been adopted by more than two hundred colleges. And almost every college will now consider the cit scores as at least a supplemental component of an application. And you can take this at home. The SAT and act had been canceled all over the country because of covid nineteen. Not is shorter, and it can be taken at home and you can It can be proctored with with the technology that they have online, so it's just this is fantastic. Seats are limited because it is so much in demand right now. If you know a high schooler or you have yourself. Don't miss out. Save. Your seat registered today to register for the June twentieth. Already June fifth so to register for June twentieth. The official.
"college board" Discussed on KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO
"The college board announced Tuesday it's pausing plans for remote SAT exam but the board still hopes to make it possible in the future the idea was prompted by the covert nineteen crisis I'm Steve Futterman CBS news this is something California is only twenty four hour local news a traffic station can extend seventy newsradio the morning I bought real our top local stories one of five American city shares emotional message about bringing the city of angels together and came as hundreds protest outside his residence in Hancock park demanding justice and racial equality those stories in ninety seconds for for traffic and weather together every ten minutes on the fives at one oh five years many projects got a major Caltrans project going on in fountain valley four oh five south from ball such a beach tooling shut down for road repair on the other side where the majority of the work going on four five north from brokers to magnolia a couple of lanes taken away for bridge repair up ahead on the four oh five north from bowl such a golden west the slow lane is blocked until six AM for drainage work additional work going on on that four oh five north from valley view to the six oh five diamond bar sixty east from diamond bar Boulevard to the LA county line two lanes closed for pavement work Covina ten west from citrus two point eight two lanes taken away until five AM for road construction your drive from east LA to south el Monte both sides of the sixty between the seven ten and the six oh five a couple of lanes closed until five AM Long Beach four five north from the seven ten to Alameda three lanes closed until five AM for bridge work also shut down the four oh five north transition to the seven ten north our next report is at one fifteen I'm many project with more traffic.
"college board" Discussed on Techstination
"Your destination for gadgets ungeared. I'm Fred fishkill. The College Board has responded to the numbers of school closings by shifting to virtual learning with online advanced placement courses and moving to AP exams online this month that will enable students to gain the college credits. They've been working toward all year senior director. Counselor Engagement Lori. Beth work and that students will be able to take these exams on any device they have access to so they have a computer a tablet or even smartphone. They can even take a photo of their handwritten for excuse me work submitted. A College Board is offering to help students who may not have the ability to get online from home as well. You can find more information at College Board Dot Org you can find us. At TEXTILE NATION DOT COM. I'm Fred Friskin now. This how many companies out there have continued to innovate when it comes to building a better radio. I'm red fish skin host of TEX donation. And I'm here to tell you about the new. Cdc Sky Wave SP radio from the wonderful people at Sea Crane. Baba his crew. Really Love Radio and it shows in this new compact model that is packed with features beyond great medef reception. Unsound you've tune into shortwave signals from around the world. Listen to Ham radio operators aviation and more. It's the radio you'll turn to every day and in Consi it will run for nearly three days on just to double A. Batteries hair the sleep timer with a new soft speaker three. And you've got the perfect radio for your nightstand. Of course it can wake you up to click on C. Crane at texting dot com and put in the code text nation for free flashlight. With Your Order. They Love Radio and you'll love secretly..
"college board" Discussed on WGR 550 Sports Radio
"Thirty six wins and two national championships over the course of thirty three seasons although I have a long term contract I think every years really since the championship here I have looked and said you know let's take one more year let's take it one year at a time and looking ahead they always excited about the next season so this year at the end of the season once again I looked at it as I did last year with five players going off to the draft I think a lot of people thought maybe this is the year that she should retire but when I looked ahead to what we had coming back I knew that it was going to be a challenging season and I thought where's the honor in that if I leave now so I I really wasn't ready anyway so I put in for one more year and now looking ahead to know we have a great recruiting class coming in were ranked in the top twenty five in the preseason poll and I think the program is right back where it should be and poised to make another run to the final four so I feel like I'm leaving the program in a good place and also a chance for me to do something else turn the page read a new chapter and look at doing something else welcome to draw who stole headlines in last year's final four when the talk turned to gender she'd been the only female head coach of the twenty eighteen final four last year was quoted as saying people are hiring too many men to coach women's College Board she was asked if she planned to hire another male assistant a one word answer no the discussion continued leading up to last year's championship game how are these young women looking up and seeing someone.
"college board" Discussed on KUGN 590 AM
"Into the into the Columbia so the the the idea of getting into school in the idea of what to take when you're in school there are a lot of schools or just plain closed as so accords work have you been putting are the colleges putting AP coursework online or you are you doing it collaboratively well the AP coursework we work together with our college partners but AP coursework is developed by College Board and implemented at the school level by fantastic AP teachers from across the country and across the world we've done several things to address the concerns of what office are out of school they may be shelter in place except for we want to make sure that students were still to their instruction and but we have three live online review sessions available on you too when it was due to a lot of what they want to wake up and learn about calculus AB is available for them and these are available at any time on you tube and the classes are by AP teachers from around the country and they're designed to be used alarmed by the work that may be given back cool we've had upwards of three point seven million views of the future recesses we also have provided teachers with the online tool so that they can continue their remote instruction and help their students prepare for the band in October to the paid in an optional student practice session that will allow them to practice concept and feel that will be tested in may and then finally just as a reminder and update the AP example only include happen and you know that most teachers and students have already covered in class by March so this is not an individual course for an individual college this is basic online stuff and I think sometimes there may be a little confusing because the college boards are also very important and instrumental in getting people into college taking the SAT is and that sort of thing right so you're providing a service for those who are already in in addition to those who want to go correct AP and college level coursework taken at the high school hello this is an opportunity for students to prepare get in the in the state of understanding worker and opportunity for them to be better prepared for college and for many students once they take a piece of crap and are able to take exams many colleges will will current credit for them to participate and put some colleges so that's why it's very important AP provides students with a wealth of opportunities that we wanted to make sure that the for the valuable with during that critical time as well all right so in order to take advantage of this if you go to corona virus AP students that's the website corona.
College Board cancels June SATs and may offer digital, at-home test due to coronavirus closures
"Yes home version of the college entrance exam is being prepared in case schools remain closed into the fall College Board bosses say it's an unlikely scenario but they're preparing for it the announcement comes as the College Board canceled testing scheduled for June because of all the school closures board says about a million first time SAT test takers are missing out right now the home version would be digital and would use the computer's camera and microphone monitoring movement or
SAT tests to move online, at home if coronavirus forces school closures in fall
"The non profit organization that administers the SAT is spelling out how it will make the college entrance exam available in and out of school during this pandemic from member station WGBH in Boston Kerr caravans that has details since many states have close schools for the rest of the spring the College Board says it won't be able to administer the SAT in June instead beginning in August will offer the high stakes test every month through the end of the calendar year and if schools don't reopen this fall students will be able to take the SAT online from home the spring is prime testing time for juniors applying to college and many schools have relaxed admissions requirements Boston University tops and the state of Oregon have all dropped the SAT and ACT the other entrance exam for at least a year for NPR news I'm Kerr Kerr peza in
FDA relaxes rules on who can donate as COVID-19 cancels blood drives
"As blood donations have dropped across the country due to the corona virus pandemic San Francisco lawmakers are drawing attention to federal rules that limit gay and bisexual blood donations KPFA is Daniel when he has the story senator Scott Wiener launch they give for a gay blood drive where people can donate their blood on behalf of the gay and bisexual men who are currently banned by the FDA from doing so Wiener says this needs to change especially in light of a blood shortage resulting from covert nineteen so there is no scientific basis whatsoever to restrict gay and bisexual men from giving blood it is irrational it's discriminatory and it undermines our ability to get people to donate blood it's leaving millions of people al healthy people who want to donate blood to support their community Weiner says the ban was put in place after the HIV epidemic in nineteen seventy seven regulators ruled that gay men could donate blood only if they abstain from intercourse with another man for one year after the corona virus outbreak Weiner wrote a letter to the FDA urging a chain the FDA this month's reduce the limitations allowing gay and bisexual men to donate blood if they abstain from having sex for the last three months Wiener says it's still a ban San Francisco mayor London breed agrees she donated blood on behalf of senator Wiener mayor breed says people should not be restricted on how they can help their community based on who they love just think about it Scott Wiener is a state senator here in California and is prohibited from giving blood the person who is leading our public health charge Dr grant Colfax because he is gay can not give blood even though he is the person in the city spear heading the public health response to keep all San Franciscans safe supervisor Rafael man a man who is here today who serves on the board of supervisors and works tirelessly for the residents of San Francisco incredible people incredible leaders a desire to serve and because of these outdated restrictions by the FDA they can't serve their city and their country in this way breed says policies needs to evolve with the times and look the covert nineteen outbreak is the time when people need to help each other in any way they can San Francisco supervisor Catherine Stefani says that the FDA needs to end the ban if they want to help the epidemic if the FDA is serious about addressing our covert nineteen blood shortage it needs to fully put aside is discriminatory restrictions immediately some city policy makers have had first hand experience of being turned away from blood donation drives Tom temprano the vice president of the San Francisco City College Board of trustees says he was rejected when he tried to serve his community by giving blood when he was in high school she describes the moment during the blood drive when he was asked if he'd had intercourse with the same sex I had worked very hard and enjoyed a lot to come out as a high school student and was not gonna go back into the closet just to donate blood and so I answered honestly and I said yes I have and the full bottom mist was stunned and told me I'm sorry but you can't donate blood no other students in my high school was told that they could not donate blood and it it just my stomach fell I called my lesbian arts that night crying because I couldn't understand why the government what a let me help out and wouldn't let me participate in this and the fact that fifteen years later I still can't donate improviser Rafael Mandel man the sole gay man on the board of supervisors has authored a resolution urging the FDA to lift its ban on sexually active gay and bisexual men from donating
How Do You Compare to the Average American?
"The financial profile all of the average American or more accurately profiles of many average Americans since a proper apples to apples? Comparison takes into account several factors. So we're GONNA approach this this by looking at the financial life cycle of somebody which of course starts with birth. Fortunately you don't have to pay for your own birth. That's good because because the average cost of a birth in America these days ten thousand dollars and that's if there are no complications whatsoever So let's jump ahead to one of the first experiences people have have with actually earning money and that is an allowance. How many kids get an allowance? And how much do they get law. According to a recent survey from the American Institute of CPA's as two thirds of parents get allowance and the average is thirty dollars a week. It's pretty nice. Isn't ages they say what ages they start giving they broke it down a little bit. Okay but what was interesting to me was far too five. Parents expect the children to do work. Some people feel like you should just allowance because that's how you learn how to be responsible And they expect at least one hour week of chores but on average children are spending five point one hours a week doing chores for their allowance. So let me just say that my kids are below average with my kids are not doing five hours. Where the tour? I don't even do five hours worth of chores in our house and I do a lot of chores in our. What are these are? Are these kids living on a farm like that's a very good question. Chores chores could be clean your room for us. It is dishes this. This is the number one joy that kids do and we're not even very good of making them. Do it. Put your own shoes on in the morning to dress yourself. Live at Downton Abbey. Everyone everyone here anyway. So there you go. That's allowance so that's money from your parents but you'll eventually reach the point where you can start earning money from other people and here we are talking about being a teenager but the emphasis is can because most teenagers don't according to a study by the Hamilton project. And the Brookings Institute back in Nineteen nineteen seventy nine fifty eight percent of teenagers. Were doing some sort of work. But today it's only thirty five percent most teenagers don't have a job which not even like babysitting reasoning or I I guess not then the factors for why this has gone down as number one. They say that teenagers just have more things to do. Like like more kids are doing More kids are taking classes over the summer. Also there's less low wage work more competition from older folks and immigrants. That said I have three teenagers and I'm not sure I quite vile this Mike. Especially in the summer my kids have managed to find jobs but regardless the majority of teenagers not working. What was your first job while so I used to cut before I was of age to be doing? I cut lawns in the neighborhood and Dan. I watered flowers at a local flower shop. Then sure I've told you this story F.. I faked my birth certificate so I could work in McDonalds when I was age. Fifteen instead instead of sixteen so I did that ric have I to you. It was your first job horrible paper route once where you have to go door to door and collect the money which I always hated to do you so I never did it so I never really got paid for thing. What about you so my first job? I I went to high school where you are expected to work like four hours a day so you go to class in either the morning or the afternoon and then you would then so what kind of like work at the school. Yeah you'd work in the school or you'd lurk working in nearby bakery or you'd work farm too so you could work on the farm. Some people had farm jobs or work on maintenance and the school So I worked for the principal symbol. Of course I was responding. I did a lot of you. Know entering in people's grades and typing let transcribing letters and just the office work so as like fifteen. I think started. Did you like that because I've often thought especially as a former elementary school teacher junior high teacher. I thought a lot of this education is wasted in the dish. It's been half the day like working out in the basically interning at different types of jobs because they're not learning so much in school. Yeah no I mean it was is one of the better jobs to have on campus. That's for sure. So did you. And your friends. I'll get straight a's no but we I mean we could. We could have definitely changed. All of our grades were honest asked by it was a religious school so God would have smoked in us we. We were well aware of the consequences for changing our grades. So we didn't do it got got it. At least I didn't what's next in life. maxine life is well. We're going real job hitting their well even before. Then you finish high school and and then what college you go to college. I should first of all point out that it's nice if you want to write so point out. First of all. The graduation rate from public high schools is now eighty five percent near an all time high. So let's go so how many people then go onto college sixty nine point seven percent according to the Department of Labor not everyone gets four year degree as some people go to college and they don't get a degree. People get the associates so when you look at four year bachelor's degrees and graduate degrees. It's it's between thirty five and forty percent of people who actually end up with a degree but almost seventy percent do end up going to college which of course brings us to one of the first major financial decisions. A kid has to make depending on how much their family is willing and able to pay and that is the cost of college so according to the College Board. Let's go over the numbers here for the two thousand nineteen thousand twenty year a four year your public in State Education Room Board Fees Tuition Twenty one thousand nine hundred and fifty for your public out of state thirty eight thousand three hundred and thirty four year private school forty nine thousand four hundred ninety dollars ice now. The College Board is quick to point out at those are the published sticker prices and that most people don't pay those they say that about three quarters of students receive grants that reduce the actual price that people pay and just just about every college these days has something called net price calculator. You go onto their website. You put in some basic financial information. It gives you a general idea of how much you would pay. It's not binding or anything but if you're thinking of a college go to the net price calculator and you get an idea of how much aid you might receive. That said. We all know that grants. It's an aren't enough. which brings us to the topic of educational loan so approximately two thirds of kids graduate with debt with the average being between thirty thousand and forty thousand dollars depending on which source? You're looking at repayment. Can Take Ten to twenty years. And according to the Federal Reserve one fifth of ours were behind in their payments in two thousand in seventeen. So you have to wonder is a college degree worth the cost well for most people. The answer's probably yes. College grads on average earn seventy I five percent more than high school grads but that said the Fed did find that college is not a good investment for about twenty five percent of graduates and several studies of people who have loans at found that the majority of people regret the debt and they wish they would have found some other way to pay for college either going to community college allege not going to the private school something like that but regardless of how you pay for it you do graduate head out of college time for that first job. How much can you expect to make while starting salaries these days around fifty three thousand dollars? But who's paying you the most well engineering degrees computer. Peter Science and math those starting salaries are between sixty five thousand and seventy thousand math math. Now that's crazy math data that everyone is so hot with the data. One loves the data exactly so since we just brought up salaries. Let's expand this beyond starting income income in general in the United States. What is the average or the median household income and the United States and the answer is whereas the sixty three thousand one hundred seventy nine dollars? that's what you said family or average average average household household income but there are a lot of factors that would tournament starting with where you live. So the highest incomes are in the northeast. Meeting is around. Seventy thousand thousand filed by the West Midwest and the South South is lowest at fifty seven thousand. Being married helps. The median income for a household with a married couple earns. Ninety three thousand six hundred dollars Also age is a factor the households will make the most are in the forty five to fifty four age range with a median income of eighty. Four thousand four hundred dollars. We've talked about this before. Where income generally peaks at some point in your late forties or early fifties? Finally just just give me an idea of where your income puts you in relation to the rest of America. Here's how the income dispersion breaks down so if you make thirty seven thousand dollars you're in the bottom thirty thirty percent again. Median sixty three thousand. If you make one hundred thousand year in the top thirty percent hundred eighty four year in the top ten percent and to be in the top five five percent you make two hundred and forty eight thousand dollars. That's generally how income breaks down.
Amanda Litman, Executive Director of "Run For Something" discusses the importance of down ballot races
"The Mandolin. Welcome to the PODCAST. I am so glad to be here. Thanks for having me so I read something really interesting last night I was reading through twitter. Of course only at night. That's what I do and there's a thread pincher twitter feed that caught my interest. You said something to the effect that you were talking talking to people and people have said to you about this year's upcoming election. They're just kind of focused. Their resources are energy and their time on trump and getting trump out of office. A what's what's wrong with that view view. Well I think it's It's it's wrong. I think it misses the bigger picture of what's at stake this year. Beating trump is important at. It's it's obviously a high priority it. We can't dismiss the importance of winning the White House both on a policy level and on a save American democracy level and it's not enough It can't be our priority as Democrats to the at the expense of everything else and what I've been hearing especially from donors this year not as much from volunteers which is great but especially from donors this year is that their money their efforts their energy is going towards things that stop trump. Yeah and that means that there are huge swaths of this ecosystem of this work being done that are under funded and under resourced and aren't going to be done in the way that they need to at a time when we have a chance to make huge progress especially on state and local government awry in. You know you're not the first person who runs an ORG that I've heard that from right that going into the general election. I think this happens a lot. You know every four years people start focusing especially early donors their their resources into the general election and that just kind of misses the point really important point so I just want to point something out about the power of down ballot races this so was it day before yesterday the Equal Rights Amendment was ratified in Virginia. And I think one of your alums run for something along. Jennifer carrol. foy Is a delegate in Virginia that she was a part of that process. Not just a part of it John was leading the charge on this and she is. I think she's incredible. We've been working with Jensen's she. I ran twenty seventeen I think people forget about her first election. You know it was twenty seventeen Virginia House of delegates. It was the first first big race after twenty. Sixteen she was running in a primary against a candidate who had run before and people wrote her off. They didn't think she could win. She was a black woman running in northern Virginia They didn't feel like it was possible for someone like her to take office. Not only did she win. She won her primary by fourteen votes like week or two after having given birth premature twins. Wow she is hard core. And you'll we were with her during that primary and then into the general when she flipped flip to see in the Virginia House of delegates. Red To blue She helped pass Medicaid expansion in Virginia in two thousand eighteen to ensure that more kids had healthcare just like her baby's I did and then when we met with her a little bit later after twenty eighteen. I guess she was like I want to take on the way and we said great. Let's do it so so. She did a bus tour across the state. She's been working really hard to ensure that there are the votes for it. She campaigned really hard to make sure that the Democrats are able to flip the Virginia House in Twenty nineteen gene and then she was the lead sponsor of the bill just earlier this week. Making Virginia the final state to actually finally ratified the equal rights amendment. It's so amazing. See not what is possible when you elect a Democrats that's amazing. I actually didn't know the depth of her story. That is amazing because I just did an episode on the IRA that was was a century in the making and the fact that run for something was behind a candidate who did all of that. I think that's amazing. In that in itself is a commercial for why we need to focus on these races. It's really remarkable. What happens when you elect the Democrats to offices where they can actually make a difference? You know one of the things. I find so fascinating as people. Tell me you know. My biggest goal is insert issue here. That's why I'm putting all my efforts towards winning the White House towards a House district like do you not see where the power comes from if basically every issue you care about the true levers of power happen in state and local government so whether its reproductive health or criminal L. Justice reform or voting rights or climate change or lgbt equality. Really any issue pretty much makes progress or gets defended at the state and local level. So another one of your alumni isn't a Tamie Sawyer in Memphis. I'm actually from Memphis. I grew up there so I interviewed her a few times. She's another powerhouse. I loved loved him. You saw her. She's in the city council. Right now ran for mayor another person who is going to make a big big changes in local politics in Memphis. Yes yeah. She's amazing we were so proud to be a part of her campaign and I know even though she lost that race. She's not done so I'm excited to see what she does next. Yeah so the thing is. Is that one party already. Does understand this. And that's the Republican Party. They understood this for over a decade that the power lies in these local races. They do focus on the Journal election. Obviously the White House in in governorships and stuff like that but they don't think that any rates is too small like from the school board to election. Birlik you've mentioned. Do you think that Democrats are finally catching up into between to that to that strategy. I getting closer. I think the deals you see is doing amazing work. I think the National Democratic Redistricting Committee is an incredible partner And I think it's not enough and I think it's not local enough even with all the work being done on state legislative races the best example. I've got here. Do you remember that New York Times article. I think it was maybe earlier or this week or last week. Time is a flat circle. That was talking about the textbooks in Texas. I California right right and was explaining. How like in California? It's sort of a broad ed more nuanced look at history versus Texas textbooks which are very dismissive of African American history in the United States and have Berries Pacific viewpoint around the second amendment. Things like that. The one thing. That article didn't get into that I think is worth pointing out is that that is an outcome. That is an intentional goal of the Republican Party. The the Republican Party invested millions winning the Texas State Board of Education which helped dictates that curriculum. In fact in some points in the process the Texas the State Board of EDUCATION GETS LAKE LINE ITEM veto power over these textbooks That's why Republicans controlled it. That's why Republicans spent money and invested did efforts to win it and what that does is teach Texas teenagers. If specific viewpoint of history breeding them to be more conservative voters It is both with a short term and long term impact of this work there. Republicans have understood. They have figured it to fuck out and important is because they see the longer picture and I hate to complement the Republican Looking Party. It's a bad party. Lease the elected officials in it are bad for the most part but their donors figured it out. They figured out early. They've been doing this for decades twenty thirty forty years So we have a lot to do to make up for that loss. Time am and there aren't too many groups who do the work locally the way that we do. I wish there were more so yeah no. You're absolutely right. You're as I was thinking the exact same thing that you just said that they are thinking about generations ahead. Children are reading these text books. They know exactly only whether it is intentional. Strategic it is long-term thinking it is understanding that the crazy person you elect to a city council today could be the crazy person a letter into a member of Congress tomorrow but that they've been crazy member of city council sort of gives them credentials. It's a breeding ground. So it's not just now policy policy. It's not just politics. It's the entire cultural impact in echo chamber that they have created to give themselves sustainable power and ultimately that's what run for something is all about is building being sustainable power for Democrats progressives because if we don't win these grass roots offices these local school boards water boards and community college boards. The rest of it falls house apart because it's not on a solid foundation. So let's talk about money where the money goes because this is another thing. They figured out that we have it. And I'm Kinda pissed about this one. So the coke brothers right. They've poured millions and millions into these down Belarus's right no racist too small for them. You know they'll put lots of money into a school board. If it means something but Democrats on the other hand you can and tell me. Maybe I'm wrong about this. Maybe this criticisms wrong. But you know we've got billionaires running in the primary running what appear to be vanity campaigns spending hundreds of millions of dollars Ads when if they were reinvest that in down ballot races. Maybe we get somewhere yeah. I've no disagreement here You know I hey. I have a very strong belief that if you are a billionaire or a KNOB billionaire it is your money to do with what you wish. If you think that's the best way to achieve your goals as running for president let go forth respectfully disagree. I don't think it's a good way to achieve your goal but I do think it's a symbol of how the Democratic Party has has sort of idolized allies. The presidency is the solution to our problems. You know that we have to billionaires running for president and not enough of them funding local offices like could you ask for a better metaphor it just. It drives me
"college board" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"President of the College Board very few people saw the College Board as opening up new areas of merit they sauce as certifying the inequalities that exist and so the first question to ask is is there something about the test itself that was unfair that was either perceived you're actually was deeply unfair and it was our view that there at least two things the SAT came to be dominated by a kind of obscurity so for example what is the definition of an SAT word is a word you have likely not seen before and what see again and candidly what does that have to do with succeeding college and then moving on to mathematics in the redesign we got rid of all those problems it used to be called tricky the really big new idea of the SAT is the only thing you're allowed to put on it is that which is most widely used so we survey first year math teachers in first year college crushers not only in math but outside of math and we analyze which math is most used in their courses that's it noble question at the same time we ask high school teachers what math is the most important for use in college and compare those two data sets any guess as to what we see my guess is that the high school teachers say something that's or thought into what the card features a it will break your heart the college teacher say very few things matter and matter a lot the high school teachers say everything matters think of the stress of that they must do everything where they're trying their kids which forced them to race through the curriculum less their kids are not ready what the college teachers say but is not heard is if your students can do these core set of things we can do the rest but if those are shaky and they're merely faintly aware of them.
"college board" Discussed on NewsRadio KFBK
"Sometime this morning talking about the impeachment hearing which is being going on which has been going on in the Washington DC there in a break right now they have been for quite some time when they resume by the way you could go to KP Kay dot com and watch it in its entirety or you can go to the I heart radio app and check it out as well we do also this morning early we talked about sleeping there's a new study out of Iowa state says we're having a hard time falling asleep and were having a hard time sleeping longer or as long as we should and we had a few ideas and strategies that you can use to sleep better sleep well and it really comes down to behavior and how we treat ourselves like what we eat and exercise yeah and don't look at the clock don't look at we also talked about the big business of SAT the College Board the non profit profit for this nonprofit one billion and one hundred million of that made is on information sold to universities what teenagers are filling out in their service before they take a test is sold to universities which probably came to surprise to more than a few parents are imagine we also heard from the top city officials in Healdsburg they did not go dark when the power outages took place their neighbors were dark their lights were on they had a local source of power this is something that other local cities are looking at and we talked to another city leaders about how they accomplished that coming up on Monday yes on Monday proposition thirteen has become not just an issue and could be a huge issue by the way in November here presidential candidates are also talking about and we have a coverage of the hearings all day long and course Katie and Mike are gonna have much more on that coming up this afternoon they're gonna resume those hearings coming up we expect sometime in the very near future but they're not in right now so but I'll tell you what is next Mr Rush Limbaugh and I wanna thank you Eileen for sitting in for the last couple days been great having you here great to be here all right I'm Sam Shane were back Monday morning at five o'clock have a great weekend on my Lynch of aura Sacramento's.
College Board sells student data to universities and students have no idea
"High school kids get a lot of mail from perspective colleges wonder why the College Board according to the Wall Street journal sells test takers names and personal info forty seven cents a pop to university as journal reporter Douglas Melton says this led schools inflate their applicants pools and rejection rates that underscore the perception of exclusivity most students are on where it's going on there where does it say that this this state a soldier monetized that in turn fuels college APP frenzy as students prep for exam sold by the College Board allowing schools to reach a more diverse pool of students Gary non CBS news
"college board" Discussed on WSJ What's News
"Juniors are busy Z. prepping for the sat's and seniors are hoping their sat scores are good enough to get them into the college of their choice but they aren't the only ones using that data the college board the charges students to take the sat but they're also making money off of their personal information colleges and universities pay to get data about the sat test takers and according to a Wall Street Journal Report. That's inflating applicant pools at colleges and universities and having a huge impact on the admissions process. Joining me now. With more details details his Wall Street Journal reporter Doug Belkin Dog. You found that the College Board which owns the sat college admissions test is helping to inflate applicant pools at colleges and universities across the country essentially by selling students information. Before we get to why it's doing that. How exactly does this work? So when students take the PSAT or the sat or an A.. P. Exam they fill out a survey they don't have to fill it out but about eighty percent of them do. They're asked whether they want to or not in. The survey has a series of questions about what they want to study in college. They could self report their grades their ethnicity their gender things like that and that information is very useful to the colleges and universities who are trying to market themselves to students to fund more students to apply so the College Board takes that information and essentially packages it in for forty seven cents will sell it to a school that asks for information that fits the description of the student that filled out that survey. Talk Talk a little bit more about why it's valuable for colleges and universities to have high rejection rates the level of prestige of a school is tied very closely to its. It's selectivity you know. The hottest nightclub in town is often the one that that turns away the most people. Some of that psychology exists with schools if if a school only accepts five percent the people who apply then the people who apply and get in must be very good people so people want to join them so it tends to draw more applications and it's it's really a good marketing tool for school so they were keen on watching those numbers. Their selection rate get lower and lower so that they can show to folks that they're more selective and and therefore more prestigious and has all of this benefit. The College Board So College Board is in the business of testing students and what they do with that information. Asian sort of cuts both ways on the one hand. They can help kids who may not otherwise go to school. Find a school that would that interested in them. That's a good fit and that sort of on the plus side on the other side by selling all this information. The schools ended up marketing themselves very broadly generating more applications in one of the consequences. So that is that more kids get rejected. A lot of these kids get Information from the schools. They think they're being recruited and then they get rejected so some of them feel I used by the whole process. Right as you explain in your story this leave students in a pretty tough spot and this also comes as they're growing movements to deemphasize standardized is testing but the sat is still a requirement for most colleges and universities right now there's four thousand accredited for your schools in the country in about a thousand of them have gone test optional. Which means that you don't have to take the sat or the Act as part of your application? You don't submit that so the majority of them do expect a score from from one of those two tests in the sat's the larger of the two. Doug you also reading your piece for the Wall Street Journal that the way this works can can have the practical effect of incentivizing cheaters. Of course we've also been reporting on the wide ranging college admissions cheating scandal. Can you talk a little bit about that. Why this leaves people in a position where they might want to try to cheat the system so because schools are getting larger pools of applications the odds of getting into a lot of schools are getting slimmer the sat and the Act are used by schools to weed out applicants so you need to really hit a pretty solid monarch within the wheelhouse of the school year applying to in order to be considered? If you don't hit that then you're not going to be considered that mark is getting higher and higher for schools. That are becoming more selective. So you know it's not enough maybe to get a twelve hundred if you WANNA get into University of Tocado he needs to get a fifteen fifty or something like that and so this you know incentivizes people to study to take the test multiple times and in some cases to cheat and I'm sure there has been in backlash to this system. What are you hearing from? Student advocate groups. What are the possible solutions? Here are potential solutions. There's a lot of Asda around testing right now. I think the biggest reason is because it correlates so closely was with wealth and that the the student body on college campuses is really shifting acting going from sort of middle and upper class. White folks. Too much more ethnically and racially and socio economically diverse group of people but the act CT In particular reflects the scores essentially wealthy white kids tend to do better so it's being considered a a gatekeeper. That's not fair by different. Civil rights organizations and different colleges in in this is pushing the act the college board to try to figure out ways to make the test of more well rounded one of the things they do is come up with something called Adversity score which essentially tries to wait the score. That kids get to take into account their socioeconomic economic background so that can be taken into account by the college admissions office. That's Wall Street Journal reporter Doug Belkin joining us from Chicago. Thank you so much doug thanks very much for more. Please check out the full story up on our website at WSJ DOT COM and Americans are going to the polls across the country today but in addition to voting for their favourite candidates in state legislative and gubernatorial races. They're they're also weighing in on ballot measures several cities and states regulation of E. Cigarettes is among the hot topics. Our Jennifer Kalvitis explains how San Francisco boaters Sir weighing in voters. Today are considering a proposal. That would personally. I abandoned the San Francisco. Cities Board of supervisors put in place on e cigarette cigarette and vaping products this year. So this proposal would instead put restrictions on retailers like creating a minimum age for for who they can sell his products to and limiting how many devices can sold in one transaction that ballot measure is backed by jewel labs in Washington. Washington residents will vote on whether to recommend that the state maintained its tax on bathing products. New York City voters will decide on four ballot initiatives among them ranked choice voting.
Data on SAT-Takers Is Up For Sale - By the College Board
"Juniors are busy Z. prepping for the sat's and seniors are hoping their sat scores are good enough to get them into the college of their choice but they aren't the only ones using that data the college board the charges students to take the sat but they're also making money off of their personal information colleges and universities pay to get data about the sat test takers and according to a Wall Street Journal Report. That's inflating applicant pools at colleges and universities and having a huge impact on the admissions process. Joining me now. With more details details his Wall Street Journal reporter Doug Belkin Dog. You found that the College Board which owns the sat college admissions test is helping to inflate applicant pools at colleges and universities across the country essentially by selling students information. Before we get to why it's doing that. How exactly does this work? So when students take the PSAT or the sat or an A.. P. Exam they fill out a survey they don't have to fill it out but about eighty percent of them do. They're asked whether they want to or not in. The survey has a series of questions about what they want to study in college. They could self report their grades their ethnicity their gender things like that and that information is very useful to the colleges and universities who are trying to market themselves to students to fund more students to apply so the College Board takes that information and essentially packages it in for forty seven cents will sell it to a school that asks for information that fits the description of the student that filled out that survey. Talk Talk a little bit more about why it's valuable for colleges and universities to have high rejection rates the level of prestige of a school is tied very closely to its. It's selectivity you know. The hottest nightclub in town is often the one that that turns away the most people. Some of that psychology exists with schools if if a school only accepts five percent the people who apply then the people who apply and get in must be very good people so people want to join them so it tends to draw more applications and it's it's really a good marketing tool for school so they were keen on watching those numbers. Their selection rate get lower and lower so that they can show to folks that they're more selective and and therefore more prestigious and has all of this benefit. The College Board So College Board is in the business of testing students and what they do with that information. Asian sort of cuts both ways on the one hand. They can help kids who may not otherwise go to school. Find a school that would that interested in them. That's a good fit and that sort of on the plus side on the other side by selling all this information. The schools ended up marketing themselves very broadly generating more applications in one of the consequences. So that is that more kids get rejected. A lot of these kids get Information from the schools. They think they're being recruited and then they get rejected so some of them feel I used by the whole process. Right as you explain in your story this leave students in a pretty tough spot and this also comes as they're growing movements to deemphasize standardized is testing but the sat is still a requirement for most colleges and universities right now there's four thousand accredited for your schools in the country in about a thousand of them have gone test optional. Which means that you don't have to take the sat or the Act as part of your application? You don't submit that so the majority of them do expect a score from from one of those two tests in the sat's the larger of the two. Doug you also reading your piece for the Wall Street Journal that the way this works can can have the practical effect of incentivizing cheaters. Of course we've also been reporting on the wide ranging college admissions cheating scandal. Can you talk a little bit about that. Why this leaves people in a position where they might want to try to cheat the system so because schools are getting larger pools of applications the odds of getting into a lot of schools are getting slimmer the sat and the Act are used by schools to weed out applicants so you need to really hit a pretty solid monarch within the wheelhouse of the school year applying to in order to be considered? If you don't hit that then you're not going to be considered that mark is getting higher and higher for schools. That are becoming more selective. So you know it's not enough maybe to get a twelve hundred if you WANNA get into University of Tocado he needs to get a fifteen fifty or something like that and so this you know incentivizes people to study to take the test multiple times and in some cases to cheat and I'm sure there has been in backlash to this system. What are you hearing from? Student advocate groups. What are the possible solutions? Here are potential solutions. There's a lot of Asda around testing right now. I think the biggest reason is because it correlates so closely was with wealth and that the the student body on college campuses is really shifting acting going from sort of middle and upper class. White folks. Too much more ethnically and racially and socio economically diverse group of people but the act CT In particular reflects the scores essentially wealthy white kids tend to do better so it's being considered a a gatekeeper. That's not fair by different. Civil rights organizations and different colleges in in this is pushing the act the college board to try to figure out ways to make the test of more well rounded one of the things they do is come up with something called Adversity score which essentially tries to wait the score. That kids get to take into account their socioeconomic economic background so that can be taken into account by the college admissions office. That's Wall Street Journal reporter Doug Belkin joining us from Chicago. Thank you so much doug thanks very much
"college board" Discussed on WSJ What's News
"COORDI- insulin the US ambassador to the European Union says he told an aide to Ukraine's president that the US was unlikely to release military aid to the country unless Ukraine committed needed to investigations. President trump was seeking song. Lindh's lawyer had originally said he didn't recall the conversation but on Monday he revised his statement to house. Lawmakers saying in his memory had been refreshed by the testimony of acting. US Ambassador to Ukraine. Bill Taylor Sunlen is the latest witness to describe a reported quid pro quo between nearly four hundred hundred million dollars in aid to Ukraine and investigations into Joe Biden and alleged election interference. Mexico's security minister says the death of nine American American citizens and a highway attack north western. Mexico may have been a case of mistaken identity drug cartel gunmen ambushed a convoy of SUV's carrying the US citizens killing three women and six children. who were part of a breakaway group from the Church of Jesus Christ latter-day Saints? President trump has called for a war on Mexican drug cartels saying the. US is ready and willing to help Mexico. Take them on if the country needs or request assistance. More mayors in California have signed onto a campaign pain to buy out embattled utility. PG and E. The mayors of Oakland Sacramento and more than a dozen other California municipalities or joining San Jose. WHO's Mayor I? I floated the idea last month. The group is asking the California Public Utilities Commission and the Governor to consider the buyout option before approving any bankruptcy reorganization plan Dan. PGA has cited an estimated thirty billion dollars in wildfire liabilities. Utility has also adamantly opposed the sale of any part of it system. Now that saudi-owned oil giant Aramco has officially launched its IPO. The company needs to convince investors. It's worth the risk. Our Ben Dumb. It explains the biggest challenge. Aramco faces is one reaching valuation that aspires to particularly the crown prince of Saudi Arabia. Who wants a two trillion valuation of the company resolved the IPO the same time they have to be able to attract investors investors want high dividend yield is possible possible particularly since? There's a lot of risk. This company carries with it specifically geopolitical risk. There were the tax for example in September on its energy facilities. It's also it's results are also tied to the oil price which can be very volatile. So what investors there's going to be pushing for during this marketing period for the IPO is for Aramco either compromise its position on the valuation nation or start raising that annual dividend expects to pay out over the next four five years. Aramco is considered the world's most profitable company. It's nine nine month. Income exceeded the two thousand eighteen net figure posted by apple.
Why more employers are helping workers pay off student loans
"FM student loan debt is more than doubled over the past ten years but more employers are lending a hand to their workers the society for human resource management says this year about eight percent of employers are offering assistance with student loan repayment and while that may sound small it's up from only four percent last year labor experts say that could continue to grow as employers try to attract a younger generation of workers that's more bogged down with debt than its predecessors collectively Americans nearly one point five trillion dollars in student loans and according to the College Board sixty percent of graduates finished school with significant debt in addition to their bachelor's
Why more employers are helping workers pay off student loans
"Student loan debt has doubled over the past decade many of us are really struggling to get it all paid off but a growing number of employers are stepping in to help the society for human resource management says this here about eight percent of employers are offering assistance with student loan repayment and while that may sound small it's up from only four percent last year labor experts say that could continue to grow as employers try to attract a younger generation of workers it's more bogged down with debt than its predecessors collectively Americans nearly one point five trillion dollars in student loans and according to the College Board sixty percent of graduates finished school with significant debt in addition to their bachelor's
"college board" Discussed on New Jersey 101.5
"College board member resigned for speaking out against teaching LGBTQ in schools at a straight pride parade in Boston the lists his the Jersey one one point five fest traffic. a lot of traffic in union tonight they've got more seventy shut down on the eastbound side just past Salem road we had a crash bring down a pole and some wires to clean up work continues of your uesp and you also get a link shut down at that spot to so east badly start just past the Mark Twain diner westbound tell you back up all the way to Kean university expect a lot of volume on the surrounding roadways to especially slow and Lee high Avenue back down towards galloping hill road in a box all rights not much better this board sponsored by indeed dot com are you hiring with indeed you can post a job in minutes subscriptions here when I'm qualified candidates in an online dashboard then get started and indeed dot com slash higher earners in hillside westbound seven twenty two accident cleared up by Broad Street though further west past the parkway stays busy in union twenty two out to about Springfield road in the north bound reckon the park was been cleared up by one forty seven for the park was looking pretty good now both ways cellphone western spoke spurred the really bunching up as you come south past two eighty number so the mixing bowl that's construction in the Westminster to two eighty still slows up towards route twenty one in north across the Hudson getting pretty good now looks like a just a minor slowdowns the Holland tunnel Jeff from New Jersey traffic north Susie Soroti Jersey traffic south T. minus ten minutes hopefully in Bordentown township this emergency road working repairs to US six with your north enters southbound you've got the left lane out just south of one ninety five that is causing some minor delays no delays on two ninety five so you're in good shape traffic on the Ben Franklin bridge moving well in both directions no problems on six seventy six outbound from the bridge on down the road work to watch out for till five o'clock tomorrow morning this will be on the Atlantic city expressway east at exit thirty three that takes out the right lane traffic every fifteen minutes next.
"college board" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880
"College Board is announcing a new plan to consider socio economic factors in the admissions process the College Board unveiled their new program it's called landscape which will provide colleges with consistent information on each applicant high school and neighborhood and the reason they feel this is so important is the idea is to highlight resources will students who have done more with less so specifically they will measure an applicant's test score compared to other students in their high school along with local college attendance rate the median family income and crime numbers and all of this information will be available to the public in the past they had what was called the adversity score and they received some criticism for that and you couldn't access the score to the College Board told me they wanted to do better so within a year every student in family they will be able to see this information for their neighborhood and for their school CBS news correspondent Meg Oliver who broke the story and talked about yesterday with anchor Michael Wallace along island the village of Mineola is suing dupont and three AM accusing both companies of knowingly selling harmful products that ended up polluting the water the suit claims the village's water wells were contaminated with chemicals at been link to kidney testicular cancer thyroid disorders high cholesterol well the water districts and Carl place in port Washington they've already filed similar lawsuits three M. for its part officials there say that they've acted responsibly and will defend its environmental record doubly CBS news time is three twenty two I'm.
"college board" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"The College Board says it's replacing the so called adversity score critics aren't satisfied the College Board says the revised tool no longer reduces an applicant's background to a single number but instead provides multiple data points to show the context for students SAT results it's a start college counselor Gilbert the Verreaux's and won't be until we see some major shifts and admissions rates among students of color low income fresh animation can we say that okay this is being made his fear is that the system is open to exploitation meaning the most deserving minority and low income applicants will be frozen out again Vicki Barker CBS news Bankrate dot com is out today with its highest rated college major we think it's fair to say a lot of you wouldn't expect this the answer is it's naval architecture and marine engineering it came out on top of a study ranking a hundred and sixty two majors based on factors such as median annual income unemployment rate and careers that do not require more than a BA the naval architecture degree holders have a median annual salary of ninety thousand dollars with only about a one and a half percent jobless rate among graduates theater arts is the least valuable major Pam Coulter CBS skews me a charter school near Denver Colorado is starting a program that may well be the first of its kind in the country Alex Jones says they're teaching students how to fight back against an active shooter not high but fight back Colorado is no stranger to school shootings and al pinnacle charter school CEO Chad Miller says his school is taking action the goal is just prepare the kids kindergarteners learn hand signals when staying quiet older kids learn how to barricade themselves in a classroom and middle and high schoolers learned how to tackle and hold a gun men Joe do you don sounded tack one the company leading the tray he says it's about saving lives if we can get at least think and not rate per lock and start some sort of action plan quick Alex stone ABC news in a small town in southern Wisconsin a different attitude parents and students say they do not want their high school resource officer armed with an assault rifle here's ABC's rhyme borrow at a meeting many of the parents and citizens telling the Oregon school district board there was no evidence having an A. R. fifteen style assault rifle on campus would actually make students safer student Magdeleine Edwards saying having a rifle on campus would create a negative environment so instead I hope that you promote positive interactions the Oregon school board unanimously rejected the plan to go back to the drawing board to come up with another plan to protect students they want to have it in place before the kids go back to school next week Ryan pearl ABC news locally university of New Hampshire in Durham police are urging college students and others to report any suspicious activity it comes after reports of a man taking advantage of intoxicated females you one H. officers say an uber driver spotted a man on campus around four o'clock in the morning walking with the young woman who appeared to be tip say the driver and his female passenger convinced that woman to get in the car with them but about an hour later the same driver says he saw the same man talking with the different young woman who also appeared to have been drinking this time the driver got out with a knife and ran after the man ran away police are going through surveillance video as we speak and a warning for women on campus female college students are most at risk of being attacked sexual sexually between the very first day of campus your freshman year and the day you leave for thanksgiving break reportedly more than fifty percent of college sexual assaults take place during this time frame often referred to as the red zone Kristin Houser with the national sexual violence resource center says when you're young and naive you think all the kids in your building or your friends you're more likely to become a target she offers a few safety tips like staying in groups and having someone look out for you if you're planning on drinking she also says if a friend wants to leave a party early don't send them off alone in an over she says accompanying them home instead it's a lot safer for everyone and this story Michigan State University says it has no legal responsibility for anything convicted sex abuser Larry Nasser death in a court filing the school's legal team says although his actions were repugnant the law does not support holding an S. U. defendants liable meaning they don't have to pay now there was a doctor there as well as for USA gymnastics an attorney representing Nasser survivor says the school and Lansing should be ashamed.
"college board" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880
"Each applicant high school and neighborhood and the reason they feel this is so important is the idea is to highlight resources will students who have done more with less so specifically they will measure an applicant's test score compared to other students in their high school along with local college attendance rate the median family income and crime numbers and all of this information will be available to the public in the past they had what was called the adversity score and they received some criticism for that and you couldn't access the score to the College Board told me they wanted to do better so within a year every student in family they will be able to see this information for their neighborhood and for their school water critics concerned about some critics fear that some families might take advantage of this and move into low income neighborhoods to give their kids an advantage I'm sure they're always gonna be people that are trying to exploit the system but the College Board toll made they want to stress you can't be admitted or denied based on landscape this is only a consideration so they're basically looking for cheap met not just an address so the example they used was let's say the student scored three hundred points higher on the SAT and the rest of the school that's a pretty amazing contacts that they want to take a look at SO Meg is this just a proposal or is this going to happen this it was unveiled today they are going to be putting all the measures in place with in the year so the students that are applying to colleges this fall that's not going to affect them but within the year all of this will be unveiled thanks for joining us CBS news correspondent Meg all over one forty eight at WCBS traffic.
"college board" Discussed on NewsRadio 1080 KRLD
"Firms in Dallas he will be a partner with walk board the firm share says mayor Johnson is very well regarded within the business community in North Texas and has been practicing law in Dallas for over fifteen years and they value his experience in the public finance industry he left his previous law firm in February while running for mayor Johnson is making eighty thousand dollars a year as mayor he says his duties as mayor will always come first but it's important for him to maintain his law practice Stephen Pickering news radio ten eighty KRLD with the college admissions scandal still making headlines Lori Laughlin case for example the College Board is announcing a plan to consider socio economic factors in admissions CBS's Meg Oliver says it's night it's an idea called landscape and she has a C. B. S. school matters report as more colleges and universities become test optional over criticism of tests favoring the wealthy the College Board is giving colleges a reason to continue using the S. A. T. as part of the admissions process its solution landscape away it says evens the playing field for all students how many colleges are you applying to trying to attend colleges which is what my guidance counselor that's a lot yeah so many I think you want to cast a wide net Kyle is quick to admit applying to colleges stressful over the weekend she took her second stab at the S. A. T.'s hoping to boost your score what's it like taking the SAT.
College Board to consider socioeconomic factors in admissions
"With the college admissions scandal still making headlines Lori Laughlin case for example the College Board is announcing a plan to consider socio economic factors in admissions CBS's Meg Oliver says it's night it's an idea called landscape and she has a C. B. S. school matters report as more colleges and universities become test optional over criticism of tests favoring the wealthy the College Board is giving colleges a reason to continue using the S. A. T. as part of the admissions process its solution landscape away it says evens the playing field for all students how many colleges are you applying to trying to attend colleges which is what my guidance counselor that's a lot yeah so many I think you want to cast a wide net Kyle is quick to admit applying to colleges stressful over the weekend she took her second stab at the S. A. T.'s hoping to boost your score what's it like taking the SAT
"college board" Discussed on KQED Radio
"The College Board the total amount borrowed by grad students has been climbing back in two thousand two only thirty two percent of the dollar value of government loans went to grad students but during the last academic year that number was up to forty percent even though we spent a lot of time talking about undergraduate debt it's essentially been flat for a few years what's going up these graduate that that's John markets he's a higher education editor of the Hechinger report any says that the cost of graduate school is rising faster than the cost of undergraduate education there are a host of reasons graduate students are taking on a larger chunk of our student debt bill reason number one under grad enrollment is weak there's been a dip in the birth rate so fewer students and as the economy has improved after high school a lot of people are going right into the work force and skipping college so schools are under enormous pressure to get what you need share one of the university presidents I spoke about this was that the university in Florida Catholic University that increased its graduate enrollment by thirty percent in the last few years and the president said if there is no margin there is no mission meaning this particular school in Florida is using revenue from graduate students to subsidize it undergrad programs moving on to the next reason reason number two the grad students are taking on more debt if you are a grad student trying to take out a loan from the government you're not gonna get the same deal as an undergraduate student federally subsidized student loans for graduate students have higher interest rates then federal subsidized loans for undergraduates plus market says there are fewer limits to how much money graduate students can borrow so this means that graduate students are gonna be able to take out more debt than undergraduate students and also because those interest rates are higher than if graduate students aren't paying off all their interest on time then their debt can really add up and don't forget grad students are often older so they may be taking care of kids and Brent that tuition can be high it generally costs a lot more than undergrad tuition although some grad degrees come with the promise of big fat salaries some of them do not I don't think it would come as a surprise to anyone that social workers don't make a whole lot of money and this is where we get to the impact that the rising amount of graduate student debt can have on the economy Margie says students looking for advanced degrees could turn away from lower paying sectors like the nonprofit sector once they've done the math once they've compare the cost of taking on all that debt versus the potential for what they can make at their jobs in the future there could be another problem there is a risk of taking this too far because if graduate programs are supposed to subsidize undergraduate programs then what happens if graduate school enrollment also starts to weaken and that could happen if the cost of graduate school goes up by too much and we might in fact already be seeing signs of this for example law school enrollment is.
Central Park Five prosecutor under fire after new Netflix series
"Former prosecutor at the center of New York's famous central park five case now facing backlash after a recent. Netflix series is highlighting the case. Linda fairstein was Manhattan's top sex crime prosecutor when five teenagers were all wrongfully convicted in nineteen eighty nine attack on a female jogger in the wake of the mini series release fairstein has resigned from Vassar colleges board of trustees as well as the board of the victim service agency safe horizon. In a letter. To the agency's chairman. She says the show depicts me in a fictionalized version of events in grossly maliciously inaccurate manner. I think impart, why this is directed. More. Linda scene is she has remained steadfast in her belief in the guilt of the central park
College Board CEO defends "adversity score" for SAT takers
"Plan to level. The college playing field is getting mixed reviews and adversity score is now being introduced by the college board in the aftermath of the varsity blues emission scandal that took down wealthy and celebrity parents like actress, Felicity Huffman ABC's chief national affairs. Correspondent Tom Llamas breaks down college board responsible for the SAT planning to assign and adversity score along with the actual test score for each student, here's how it works on a scale of one to one hundred the college board will calculate students disadvantage level, but looking at the students neighborhood family and school, fifteen factors will be examined closely, such as crime, the poverty rate and the medium income in their neighborhood. Also, is the student raised by a single parent is English a second, language already fifty schools have tested the system with a plan. Roll out of one hundred fifty more race will Nabi factor in the adversity score. For the college board saying that the courts have challenged affirmative action policies in universities, and they're now trying to make this
College Board CEO says SAT adversity score measures "what you've overcome"
"Friday. Joining us now, Dr Jason Nichols is professor in the African American studies department at the university of Maryland in college park Nichols. Good morning. Thank you for joining us. America's morning. Let's talk about what the SAT is doing. They're going to start a signing. An adversity score to every student who takes the SAT. We know there's a fifteen different categories, a you'll never know what your score is. You'll never know the score that they give you only the colleges can see it, and they are not going to disclose. Really how the score is determined. Is this a positive or negative? I think the goal and objective here is a positive one. I think what they wanna do is give students who have faced some adversity. You know, a better opportunity right now, as we've seen the wealthy weather by Hooker by crook. They seem to get ahead and get more opportunities as far as higher education, which creates more equities in our society. However, I don't think that this is the best way to go about it. So in that sense, it's a negative. I think that the SAT's aren't objective measure. They're not even a good measure. I'm not even sure that we should even have SAT's, particularly the verbal section which really just measures how many words, you know, which has nothing to do with intelligence doesn't show your ability, your drive your motivation. So I'm not sure that the SAT's are a badger that we should go by anyway at higher education. What I find interesting about what you just said, though, doesn't the word section. We just had this conversation here on our premium meeting, because when I was a kid, we had the word of the day in the kitchen for whoever which ever one of us was studying for the SAT is the word of the day in the meeting, because there are a lot of words we didn't know, but doesn't that show a student's ability to study and to learn because when you go into college, the course loads really hard, you're going to be coming across things that you never used before chemistry physics, all types of things. And it kind of projects your ability to be able to hang with the course curriculum. So I would disagree. I mean, there are a lot of studies that show that the words that you use particular your, your vocabulary isn't really a measure of anything other than the words, you've been exposed to. So if you are in a community, where people choose more words than you're exposed to, to more to a larger vocabulary than you're gonna no more words, it doesn't necessarily mean that you're more intelligent. If you look at a lot of people, you know, I was joking about this, the other day, you look at the people on television, they use a lot of fancy words, a lot of times to say not a whole lot. So I don't think it's necessarily a good measure of anything. I think you know, the math you can make an argument there. You know, mass is inductive and deductive reasoning and things like that. But the verbal section really doesn't measure a whole lot. I think if we really want to see what students are going to really. Which students are going, make the, the effort to be successful at higher education. We should look at, you know, things like essays and recommendations and extracurriculars, and all those other measures that people take into account and higher education. I you know, one of the things I mean, this, this story is super interesting for a bunch of reasons, but one is super it's very obvious what's happening here. The, the SAT board is trying to come up with a way to assess for race without actually acknowledging race. I mean, that was set in the Wall Street Journal piece to buy one of the experts that they quoted on this subject, and as people are getting into school. The, the thing that I think, drives, a lot of people crazy is that students are assessed on immutable, characteristics, things that have nothing to do with academic achievement and then put into institutions that are dedicated to academic achievement. So the worrying thing here is professor that we're not concentrated enough on outcomes, and instead are concentrated too much sort of fashion. Political statements at our at our institutions of higher learning. Yeah. I would I would disagree again Vince again to wording. I know what you say that it's about race, but there are lots of you know, there are certainly more poor white children in this country than there are black. You know, there's certainly a lot of working class Asian American children. I think this is more about the diversity that you faced sure there, people who come from, you know, certain communities, that have violence and things like that. But this is, you know, there's a I think fifteen different categories, right? Professor measures. And, and I, I think we're in agreement that this isn't the best way to go about it. It sure but I, I don't think this is this is necessarily poxy. For racism, matter of fact, it's trying to look at adversity by taking race out of it now, but as you know, if you look at the data said this, this is this is sort of a specific Enron around using the word race but still assessing for it. So, for instance, a one the guy I quoted Anthony carnival as the. Rector of Georgetown University center on education and the workforce. He's quoted by the Wall Street Journal is saying quote the purpose is to get to race without using race. I know that's a point you disagree with. But when we look at the actual data that they're using one of the things they do is single parent households. That's a really clear delineation, if you look at that the lowest category in America by race for people who have single parent households are Asians. And what is the big controversy Asian students at Harvard? What this means is they're going to figure out a way to make sure that fewer Asian students in the end go to Harvard, which was Harvard goal in the first place right now. Again, I, I completely disagree and, and, you know, we could go on and on about the, the Harvard, you know, case where a matter of fact, you know, I think it was twenty percent of their incoming class was Asian and Asian American only five percent of the population. So there's still four times over represented at Harvard. What a problem. They're trying to do. No, I don't have a problem with that. I think if the as found that way, but it's certainly not that they're being oppressed or they're being kept out and Harvard wants to stop them, though. I mean, meaning Harvard wants to suppress the amount of Asians that come into the school because they believe that there are over represented, and, and the point, I think, a lot of people say, well, if they get in on the merits, why not admit them, because it's about educational standards. Not right. My, my challenge to it all is what we say, our marriage our marriage, particularly with or talking about the SAT. I think that that's not really a good measure of a whole lot. So, you know, I think that we certainly need to overall how people get into higher education scene, of course with the scandal, coming forward that people have been cheating, the system for a long time, particularly wealthy kids. And this is, you know, people that come from wealthy families. You know, if you talk about Harvard, you know, of course, Jared Kushner father makes a five million dollar you know, you know, investment into Harvard gives you know, for building or whatever, and all of a sudden, Jared Kushner, who was high school teachers all said that he didn't deserve to get in say they were better students that got deny all of a sudden he gets entrance into Harvard. Well, there's no question. No question. There's a there's a privilege structure. We've got. Yeah. Vince is point. There's a privilege structure, but I also think that, that is not the majority of people whose father donates enough money to build a building is a very small percentage of kids who applied to call it the way, I'm willing to submit to auditing that to everything about, like legacy entries and all that stuff. I'm that's that's worthy of looking at I think, coming up with a system that focuses less on educational merit and more on other things, doesn't improve school. That's all well, thank you so much again, you know, I know a lot of people who are conservative, you know, they rail against giving people opportunities, you know, and that's what any of these programs even if you go back to affirmative action, it's about giving opportunities and I always tell them I conserve friend, all your favorite black conservative. You would not have them if it wants for these programs that opened doors for people, so, you wouldn't have Ben Carson, if there were no affirmative action would have no Clarence Thomas. If, if there were no affirmative action I am willing to bet that, that Dr Carson would probably disagree with. You on that. But we got we're we're we're not at time. But thank you so much. We have to continue this on another day. Carson says affirmative action hearts African-Americans says him. But anyway, thank you. Thank you. Dr Jason Nichols. We could go on and on. Thank you so much. Really appreciate your time, have a
By blacklisting Huawei, the US could be shooting itself in the foot
"There's an interesting observation to be made here about the global economy, things that usually happened really, really slowly. Until they happen. Really, really fast. Oh, explain from American public media. This is marketplace. In Los Angeles. I'm KAI Ryssdal. It is Thursday. Today, the sixteenth of mega is always to have you along, everybody. We begin today with this ten days ago, Amir week and a half. Every indication was that the trade mad disagreements between the United States and China were all but solved couple more meetings, a quick Trump's, she phone call done and done. Now. It's tariffs as far as the I can see. And as of yesterday quite possibly a breakdown in the heavily, integrated and extremely globalized technology supply chain, we refer here, of course, to the Trump administration, effectively blacklisting, the Chinese technology, giant hallway, which will cut that company off from its American suppliers, chips, from Qualcomm and phone software from Google to name. Just a couple. You're all that in with bands on while way in other countries. And as marketplace's Scott Tong reports now from Washington, there does seem to be something of a digital iron curtain descending if the US shoe. Hallway, it also hits its own foot inside while we gadgets are innards from firms, like Intel, oracle and Western Digital but tech firms sensing the crossfire are trying to get out of the way and avoid partnering with companies subject to bands in retaliation says Linley Gwen app of the Linley group. I think that companies are trying to reduce their exposure to the band, and by fewer components from countries that could be affected the word decoupling is being whispered in the US and China that is each country may develop its own separate supply, chain, while we has long been on Washington's hitlist and is trying to make parts semiconductors in house. Business professor at ten Wong judge young university has a new book on wall way. He says the company can be self sufficient that can make it south. Maybe he's not as good as the US components, but it's not much worse. They still can't sell products so that prepare for these more than ten years, while ways, DIY project. Could accelerate Chinese innovation? And in areas like wireless, five G many see hallway as already ahead. So the US might not want to cut itself off says, political scientists Abraham Newman at Georgetown, France in the nineteen eighties tried to develop its own internet, and it was kind of ridiculous, and the risk is that we end up with a new version of that a lesser. They un-filed g network. He says the US is weaponising interdependence and could unravel a global tech supply chain that took a generation to come together. I'm Scott Tong for marketplace. You can argue till the cows come home about tariffs who wins who loses who pays wait. No, you can't consumers pay and nobody wins. But there is at least one agreed upon reality. When it comes to what tariffs due to an economy, the way things normally work don't work anymore. Marketplace's refinish your explains that one I don't know if you've ever grown plants in a terrarium they love it in there because they're protect. But when you take them, out and expose them to the outside world, they don't always do out there, not strong. It breeds a kind of laziness here Simon Lester is with the Cato Institute and he's not talking about terrariums. He's talking about tariffs tariffs that protect some US businesses from foreign competition. You don't have to compete with the best in the world, just sort of relax. You don't have to work that hard, you're not gonna face any competition. US steel companies, for example, don't face as much pressure to upgrade plants now they can in our raising prices without competition from foreign steel producers. Ultimately, I think if you want to sessile businesses, you want them competing in order to, you know me as a fishing has possible Chinese goods. Don't usually compete with US goods head on. We don't make a lot of the same stuff, but many goods that are made in America are made with Chinese parts tariffs. Make those parts more expensive Tim Keough teaches economics at the university of Minnesota gonna make things to the US shell the rest of the world. Be more expensive than we're gonna lose market share because of that. But the. Disadvantages go beyond that, take the tariffs on steel aluminum. The metal that would be going into the US now goes to global markets increasing supply and depressing prices outside the US Rufus York's is president of the national Foreign Trade Council. Many of my manufacturers say that this has a direct impact on their competitiveness. Not only because their costs go up, but actually their foreign competitors costs. Go down your says the morn industries protected the less productive, it's likely to become in New York. I'm Sabrina sure for marketplace. In higher education news on this Thursday, three much reviled letters. S A N, t the college board purveyor of the aforementioned exam is adding a new score to it math, reading, and writing the optional essay and now adversity as in the hurdles like neighborhood crime, and poverty, that students might have dealt with getting into college. It's yet another attempt by the college board to keep its core product, the SAT, relevant as the idea. Of who gets in wear gets more attention. Marketplace's Amy Scott has more on that when Scott vers, I'll was weighing student applications. This college admission season he had another tool to consider. He's dean of undergraduate admissions at the university of South Carolina, along with grades and essays and test scores and environmental context. Dashboard. Offer details like family and housing stability access to AP classes and neighborhood poverty, and crime. And that did help us find some students that we would probably would otherwise not considered the university was one of fifty testing out the dashboard. This year, the college board will roll it out to all schools next year, and it'll be free, but SAT critic Robert Shafer with fair test says it's a business move with selective colleges under pressure to admit more students of color and low income students. More of them are making standardized tests. Optional people have long known that head scores were a excellent. Mega of accumulated advantage. And now, the college board is going to admit it by thing. You can't use raw scores. You have to examine them in context. The college board has tried something like this, in the past in the late nineteen nineties, it's so-called strivers program aimed to take socioeconomic factors including race into account. But Shaffer says critics accused the college board of back door affirmative action, and the program was dropped Tiffany Jones directs higher, Ed policy at the education trust advocacy group. She says the dashboard doesn't include race without looking at race explicitly. It's very difficult to try to account for racial inequality. Students also won't know their scores adding another layer of mystery to the college admissions process. I'm Amy Scott for marketplace. There was a fairly brief, but all important announcement from Boeing today, a quick four paragraphs, the first sentence of which read Boeing has completed development of the updated software for the seven. Thirty seven max, which is big the company says it's working with the FAA to get the planes back in the air. Investors were reassured Boeing shares up two point three percent day. The broader markets up as well. Not as much though. We'll have the details when we do the numbers.
The SAT will assign a new score that factors in where you live and the crime level in your neighborhood
"Journal, the SAT now wants to give students in adversity score to capture their social and economic background. So my take on the admission standards at universities has long been pretty simple. If somebody has thirteen hundred on the and another person has twelve ninety on the SAT, but the person with the thirteen hundred had a wonderful easy life, and the person with the twelve ninety had a horrible terrible life. You're perfectly justified in suggesting that the person with the twelve ninety ninety s equal the person that the twelve ninety may be better off going to a better university in the person with the thirteen. Hundred because you do have to take other factors into account. However, that is not what the SAT is doing here. Instead, they are using group data to substitute for individual knowledge about applicants, according to Douglas, Belkin, and the college board plans to assign and adversity score to every student who takes the SAT's that can be based on individual data. No, it absolutely will not try and capture their social and economic background jumping into the debate raging race and class in college admissions this number called an adversity score by college admissions. Officers is calculated using fifteen factors, including the crime rate and poverty levels, from the students high school neighborhood students won't be told the scores colleges. We'll see the numbers when reviewing their applications is basically just a proxy for race. So instead of looking at the race of applicants, they will instead look at the crime rate and poverty levels from the neighborhood and they will use those as a proxy for quote unquote reaching diversity questions. That is what they were looking to do. And the reason the SAT is doing this is because there are group disparities in terms of scoring on the T. The overall average on the SAT is about ten sixty eight. If you take all the applicants who aggregate, their scores divide by the number of applicants. It's ten sixty eight Asian Americans score. Highest they average twelve twenty three white students score. Second highest at eleven twenty three Hispanics ninety and black students at nine forty six. Now this might suggest that it is not race itself. That is determinant factor of your SAT score. Instead, it is factors other than race because obviously, when people talk about white privilege. There's no reason should extend to Asians or scoring over one hundred points higher than white students are nonetheless. The college board is trying to create effectively, a proxy for race, because we have heard that we need to have brochures that have lots of people have different colors on the cover can't be too many Asians on that cover as Harvard University figured out, fifty colleges used the score last year as part of a beta test, the college board now plans to expand it to one hundred and fifty institutions, this fall and then use it broadly the following year. How colleges consider students race and class in making admissions decisions, hotly contested, according to the Wall Street Journal many colleges, including Harvard, say diverse student body is part of the educational mission of school, which is nonsense, because the kind of diversity, they're talking about is not -versity of experience is not diversity of viewpoints. It is diversity of race and race alone. That's how. That's why you see colleges putting out diversity statistics that mentioned only race a lawsuit accusing Harvey discriminating against Asian American applicants by holding them to a higher. Standard is waiting judge's ruling. They're similar lawsuits filed against the university of North Carolina Chapel Hill and the UC system, the university of California system far greater likelihood of success at UNC, or you of C because both of those are state schools, whereas Harvard is private the college board said it his worried about income inequality, influencing test results for years, white students Gordon average one hundred seventy seven points higher than black students in one hundred and thirty three points higher than Hispanic students in two thousand eighteen Asian students, one hundred points higher than white students. The children of wealthy and college educated parents outperform their classmates. Now this is usually seen as an indicator that wealth is highly correlated with SAT performance. But you know what else is correlated with wealth provides a confident, parents who are married, parents, who have jobs, and those disposable, incomes. They're all these factors that are in place, looking at the wealth level. And then suggesting that wealth. Loan is all that matters is simply not true. David Coleman is chief executive of the college, he's an amazing number of students who may have scored less on the SAT accomplish more. We can't sit on our hands and ignore the disparities of wealth reflected in the SAT again. How about the disparities upbringing? How about the fact that sometimes the disparity in wealth is reflective of other disparities, including things like family life or including things like study habits. The SAT includes math and verbal sections, it's facing challenges, federal prosecutors revealed the spring that's treated on the SAT antedates for years as part of a college emissions cheating scheme. In Asia, and the Middle East. Both the ACT and SAT, experienced security breaches, Yale University has tried using applicants adversity scores. You'll has pushed to increase socioeconomic diversity and over several years has nearly doubled the number of low income and first generation to attend college students, so about twenty percents of newly admitted students, according to the dean of, undergraduate admissions at Yale, Jeremiah Quinlan said, versity score, he said is literally affecting every application, we look at it has been a part of the success story to help diversify our freshman class. Now the way that they are measuring diversity does not really seem to be anything beyond diversity of race. They talk about the number of low income and first generation to attend. College students students how many of those kids are Asian versus black or Latino because if all of them are Asian, I promise you was still gonna hit with get hit with charges. They're not diverse enough. The SAT score distributions show that there is a correlation between SAT score an income but is extraordinarily. There's an extraordinary level of gradation. So if you if your family household income averages more than two hundred thousand dollars the average SAT scores about twelve thirty between one hundred forty thousand two hundred thousand dollars. An eleven seventy two one hundred one hundred forty thousand dollars eleven forty so very close divide between below one hundred forty thousand dollars and above one hundred forty thousand dollars eighty thousand to one hundred thousand dollars in twenty sixty thousand to eighty thousand is ten ninety four thousand sixty thousand ten sixty twenty thousand forty thousand ten twenty less than twenty thousand dollars nine seventy so what exactly is the? So if you're going to look at the at the sort of correlation between SAT score in any particular factor race seems to be less race. Seems to be. A less significant factor than, for example, parents, education, level children, parents get a graduate degree averaging eleven ninety seven children of parents who average bachelor's degree having eleven twenty nine associate's degree ten thirty nine high school diploma Teno five notable nine forty four. In other words, the meritocracy is, basically working, as you would expect it to war, when you remove the question of race from the equation, what you see, is that earnings and education level of parents. Also correlate highly with how students score on the so the implication seems to be the because America is racist. That's why they're group differentials in terms of how particular racial groups score on the T. But the fact is that if you measured by factors, not, including race, the differentials that you would expect occur in sort of a normal distribution education level of parents. In other words is closely correlated with how do income of parents is closely correlated with how kids do. Nonetheless to look at race as the single dividing line is mistake, James Conrad's rector of college counseling, neutral high school, which serves several affluent and mostly white communities, so that the focus on diversity by league colleges is already high. The adversity score would magnify that the college, try to do this back in the nineties, and then voters in California in Washington voted to ban. Affirmative action preference in public school education. The adversity score doesn't take into account rates. They say it's superior because it is steeped in more research. But the fact is that by not taking into account rates. They're basically just finding proxies for rates. And I'm not the one thing that one of the people who is saying that is a person who used to run university program for the college board. The college board is not even revealing how late the adversity score weigh the factors that go into it again. They're using group data rather than individual data the day that informs the score comes from public records such as the US Census as well. Some sources proprietary to the college board according to the head of this program over at the college. Board and adversity score of fifty fifties average anything about it designates hardship below it is privilege. The college board began developing the tool in two thousand fifteen because colleges were asking for more objective data on student's backgrounds, according to according to several admissions officers. Several college admissions officers were worried that the supreme court with disallow race based affirmative action. And so they want just a proxy, Anthony carnival, director of Georgetown University center on education in the workforce said quote, the purpose is to get without using rates. So we want more black and Latino students, and so we will craft a work around who have more black and Latino students. Again, this sort of attempt to use proxies in order to get it without looking at the individual data of students is cruel to students on an individual level
SAT to give students "adversity score" in bid to level playing field
"Show. There you go. So this story in the Wall Street Journal, the college board plans to assign it adversity score to every student who takes the SAT to try to capture their social and economic background jumping into the debate over race in college admissions. Yeah. This new number called the adversity score by college admissions. Officers is calculated using fifteen factors, including the crime rates poverty levels from the students high school and the neighborhood. A students won't be told the score. But colleges, we'll see the numbers when reviewing the application fifty colleges use the score last year. As part of a beta test. Yeah. The college board plans to expand it to one hundred and fifty institutions, this fall and then use. It broadly following the next school
Key player in admissions scandal enters plea
"He was a key player in the wide ranging college cheating scam led to Dighton of dozens of people a guilty plea this past day from a man known as a test. Taking savant is the latest from those charged in the scandal. Correspondent Brynn Gingras has details of the plea deal. Margaret Dell in court the man known as the brains behind the largest college admission scheme in US history. Telling judge he's guilty onto federal charges the Harvard. Graduate appearing to take the proceedings seriously studying paperwork before making the plea in court documents, prosecutors say rebel earned ten thousand dollars each. Time he would oversee a student taking college entrance exam change his or her answers, or at least one case take the test for the student the money paid by William singer convicted mastermind behind the scheme earned rebel nearly two hundred forty thousand dollars over eight years rebel was so good. He'd booth scores. High enough to impact students admission into an elite school, but not too high. Where would raise any red flags in court documents singer both about rebel saying? He is quote his best test taker and could nail score he's that good rebel served as a key cooperating witness and the government's year long investigation playing a major role in the take down of many parents allegedly involved including actresses, Laurie Lachlan and Felicity Huffman. Authorities say rebel proctored huffman's oldest daughter's test earning her a fourteen twenty on the SAT almost four hundred points higher than her practice. Test score record show. The actress announced that she would. Plead guilty earlier this week. Meanwhile, Laughlin inter husband moss, MO Jia newly say they are not ready to admit to any involvement in the scheme, a source close to the couple tell C N N outsource goes on to say they are hoping to let their case play out in a Justice system. Lachlan Gianola are accused of paying half a million dollars in bride money to get their daughters into USC, including their youngest deliver Jade a social media influence with nearly two million YouTube subscribers. I don't really care about school. She is now staying off social media because he's getting inundated by hateful comments, a source close to the nineteen year old telling CNN, she's embarrassed and devastated by the allegations against her parents so much so she's barely speaking with them Laughlin and GM newly are among sixteen parents now weighing their options while facing to federal charges and the possibility of more prison time, the group facing a setback their lawyers being denied the chance to defend their cases separately instead of being connected in one indictment. The US attorney calling their efforts hail Mary and accuse them of judge shopping the judge assigned to the case known for handing out tough punishments. And by the way, the college board which administers SAT says it is making changes to prevent further abuse of the test taking system students will now have to take the exam in their home schools. If at all
"college board" Discussed on 550 KFYI
"The word activist his his creator these negative connotations and that's not the case they're they're keeping an eye on things and they they are this is their perspective ten southern activist group but i don't mean that in a disparaging manner so what happens is you've got these two who say listen we're going to sue the state unless you do it suburban has gone okay if i sue then i can just trying to have the policy reverse if others end up suing they could actually sued the members of the board of regents and so it would be it would benefit the state to not have that private lawsuit go against those those individuals because that creates a mess so what does this mean though means that they were going to a showdown i think we're going to end up having both sides showing up an uh and fighting this went out member i told you that one judge said it was legal that's when the region said okay well we're gonna follow suit the maricopa county colleges nor maricopa colleges issues me so the court of appeals unanimously overturned a judge's ruling which is why bernie veterans other groups feel like it is it is an illegal policy see so they overturned it what happens is maricopa college board says let's say the supreme court i'll take it up in the meantime the region say we're just gonna leave our policy in place in test until until this finality to this decision just very interesting and i'll tell you where i stand on this i i feel like the the daca the dreamers which by the way president trump has an overturned this he has already so this is still a policy and they have documents they're here legally i have a great deal of sympathy for those individuals if not for one other factor i would probably say we should stick with that but that other factories that the people of arizona voted and i really hate overturning the will of the voter i really hate that notion now here's the problem with with my logic admittedly so is that if the will of the voter is one way but all of a sudden the the law of the land changes from a higher level of said the supreme court suddenly the will of the voters is over turn that's why we have checks and balances including for even our own voters but as it stands right now.
"college board" Discussed on KSFO-AM
"Burlington college board of trustees oh did i mention that there is no burlington college anymore oh yes yes sanders kill it she said thursday that he was count or he he was contacted a month ago by cassidy's assistant who made it clear cassidy was representing sanders this is the former chair of the board of trustees of burlington college which doesn't exist anymore bradley said he didn't find out specifically what cassidy hope to discuss because he declined the meeting on the advice of an attorney representing the board jonathan leopold who chaired the burlington college board of trustees finance committee when the land deal was ain't and when sanders was forced out ten months later said he was contacted as well by a lawyer representing her we talked about my recollection of burlington college finances that's really all i want to comment about he said he refused to provide further detail the leopold said the conversation took place about a month and a half ago and he didn't recall the attorneys name the leopold served in bernie sanders may oral administration in in burlington in the 1980s later the administration of former mayor bob kiss wow you think bernie sanders wife committed fraud in a loan application misrepresented the the collateral but there's more important question ladies and gentlemen the bernie sanders known anything about any of this what's the collusion between bernie sanders and his wife was the collusion i wanna know seriously is bernie sanders know anything about what is wiped it and if not why not whitney satellites you kept it secret again was the collusion collusion you know collusion well time will tell him sure over at national review online market khorian a renewed ms thirteen courtesy of obama's lax immigration policies to taking a major hit under bush the vicious central american gang is back there's so much we have to be thankful for as a result of the obama administration and their policies many of us have had our health care policies utterly and completely destroyed were overrun with the foreigners coming in here from every walk of life have recorded in the world and in many cases we have no idea who they are but that's alright give peace a chance keep hope alive we never had more than three percent growth in our economy because of all the regulations and all the presidential fiat's imposed on supposedly free human beings.