TITLE

Black students show increase in SAT scores

PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
Jet;9/23/96, Vol. 90 Issue 19, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that black students' Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores have climbed 17 points from 1987-1996. Findings according to the College Board; Details about the scores.
ACCESSION #
9609277983

 

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