Did the "Gender gap" Narrow?
> gap" at all. It might have been just the result of recentering the test,
> changing the quality of the test (the average score of a person taking the
> test today is 38 points higher than the same person taking the test in 1960),
> or the fact that the PERCENT difference didn't change at all. The base score
> of the SAT test is 200, and the 47 point difference in 1967 [(males=514 -
> females=467)/267] is 17.5%, which is exactly the same percentage difference
> as the 45 point difference in 1993 when [(males=464 - females=457)/257].
So, in other words, DESPITE the lowering of the
gender gap, the same
> firstname.lastname@example.org replied:
But messing up math education for everybody is bad enough, isn't it?
Note that http://fathersmanifesto.net/satmfind.htm
shows that males
But note that TIMSS Scores around the world decrease
by 3 points for each 1%
and that in the US, SAT Scores decreased
5 points for each 1% increase in the
The decrease in math skills for the entire group
is 5 to 8 times greater than
The exact same thing happened to the US economy.
As the percent of managers and
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