Affirmative action in action as applied to SAT scores


Here is a story that should put our teeth on edge. Not bad enough that we add scores to the so-called “Minorities” but better yet, let’s take away points away from Asians because you know, they are just brighter and that disadvantages others. Let mediocrity reign. Here we go:

In a totalitarian society, there are no objective measures. All data is distorted to reinforce the official ideology. Falsified temperature data meant to prop up the global warming hoax is one example. Adding points to SAT scores to reward persons of politically preferred pigmentation is another:

In a windowless classroom at an Arcadia tutoring center, parents crammed into child-sized desks and dug through their pockets and purses for pens as Ann Lee launches a PowerPoint presentation.

Her primer on college admissions begins with the basics: application deadlines, the relative virtues of the SAT versus the ACT and how many Advanced Placement tests to take.

Then she eases into a potentially incendiary topic — one that many counselors like her have learned they cannot avoid.

“Let’s talk about Asians,” she says.

Lee’s next slide shows three columns of numbers from a Princeton University study that tried to measure how race and ethnicity affect admissions by using SAT scores as a benchmark. It uses the term “bonus” to describe how many extra SAT points an applicant’s race is worth. She points to the first column.

African Americans received a “bonus” of 230 points, Lee says.

She points to the second column.

“Hispanics received a bonus of 185 points.”

The last column draws gasps.

Asian Americans, Lee says, are penalized by 50 points — in other words, they had to do that much better to win admission.

H/T: Moonbatttery

23 Responses to “Affirmative action in action as applied to SAT scores”

  1. Jade Stone Says:

    Such a shame children cant get ahead by their own merits, today. Or kept behind to catch up. Not to mention, its keeping racial tensions growing.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      Thanks for stopping by and linking to your FB!

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  2. My Article Read (2-28-2015) | My Daily Musing Says:

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  3. Steve Dennis Says:

    Nothing like disincentive work ethic and a desire to be the best you can be! But of course this is what it is all about, get people dumbed down and on the government dole so they can be controlled and manipulated.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      One has to give them credit for creativity. No stone left unturned.

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      • Always On Watch Says:

        This morning, I sent this information to one of my Asian clients. She has two bright sons and needs to know that they are going to have to get a higher score on the SAT in order to get into the universities which the boys themselves have in mind.

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      • bunkerville Says:

        Of course we won’t encourage more Asians to emigrate. Those whose work ethic and intellectual curiosity is at odds with the dumbing down of America.

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      • Always On Watch Says:

        Big mistake!

        Christian Chinese are totally pro-Western Civilization!

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      • bunkerville Says:

        P.S. I had a relative who married an Asian woman. It took 3 years and thousands of dollars in legal fees to get her over.

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  4. geeez2014 Says:

    What? Sounds like an SAT HANDICAP, doesn’t it? THIS is NUTS! Oh, Bunk…we’re going down the rabbit hole so fast it’s unbelievable.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      Surreal to say the least. Yet most Americans remain in bizarro land and it doesn’t een register.

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  5. Conservatives on Fire Says:

    And, if one gets enough bonus points, they can become President of these United States.
    We’ve become a sick society, Bunker.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      And even more bonus points if illegal no doubt, and more bonus free tuition.

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  6. Jersey McJones Says:

    It’s one county in CA. Take it easy. I’m sure they’ll work it out.

    JMJ

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    • Petermc3 Says:

      Hey genius, ever hear of incrementalism?

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  7. thetinfoilhatsociety Says:

    Wow, I’m apparently so stupid and out of touch! I thought the SAT’s were what measured your actual educational skills, not your race. I thought merit based on skills and mastery of them were what were supposed to get someone into university, not race.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      Silly you. That particular factoid represents your racism no doubt. 😦

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  8. Petermc3 Says:

    Why not? We know all testing is racist.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      Dumbing down a once great society that previously rewarded hard educational work.

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  9. Always On Watch Says:

    Ironically, this morning I’ll be tutoring two Asian boys in SAT Verbal Prep.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      I thought of you when I was posting this!🙂

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  10. Paul H. Lemmen Says:

    Reblogged this on A Conservative Christian Man.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      Thanks.

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