First, they say we’re not going to school and that the high school dropout rate is out of control. Now everyone is aspiring to go to college and they’re taking the SAT to prepare. The students taking the test this year were more varied than other times which leads to a unsurprising result.
According to the Washington Post, the SAT test takers included a heavy influx of hispanics and blacks and a more diverse financial status. James Montoya, a vice president at the College Board chimed in saying that a group of those “that have not necessarily been part of the college-going culture” are causing the score to sag.
The exciting thing is that, according to this report, young people have turned back to education to make a difference in their own futures. Read more about it here.