Twenty-five percent of students who take the SATs refuse to identify themselves by race or ethnicity. The growing number of “non-responders” has undercut the validity of data on the achievement gap between races and ethnic groups. In fact, “non-responders” are now the largest minority among SAT takers. I’m a lover of data, but I have to sympathize with young people who refuse to be categorized.
Decline to state
April 5, 2004 by