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CNN: Should the SAT be Scrapped?

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CNN: Should the SAT be Scrapped?

Angst. That’s the word CNN is using to describe students’ reactions to taking the SAT. The news segment, which aired this week, shows teenagers spending their entire summers in SAT prep classes and paying anywhere from $699 to $8000 to learn how to “beat the test.” But just how important is the SAT in predicting a student’s likelihood of success once they get to college? Watch the clip to see what experts have to say on both sides of the issue.

http://www.cnn.com/video/?/video/us/2009/08/31/costello.sat.angst.cnn

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