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College Board CEO defends SAT 'adversity score,' tells underprivileged students, 'We can see you'

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College Board CEO David Coleman defended the SAT “adversity score” on Fox News' “America’s Newsroom” on Friday, saying  the messaging behind the new criteria is to say “we can see you” to students from low-income or “demanding circumstances.”
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The nonprofit group that administers the SAT will assign an adversity score to each student who takes the test to reflect their social and economic backgrounds, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal . The number will be calculated using 15 factors, the Journal reported, including the...

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