November 14, 2003
How to Make the SAT 'Truly Colorblind'
To the Editor:
I agree with Jay Rosner that the SAT score gap between whites and minorities reflects bias in the test ("Researchers Charge Racial Bias on the SAT," October 10). As a scientist, I find it intuitively obvious that the SAT must have some inherent bias. The scores simply do not do what they are said to do: accurately predict performance in college for all groups. ...
Jay Rosner gives us an easy way to fix the problem. Simply use the information that the Educational