September 24, 2012
SAT Reading Scores Are the Lowest They’ve Been in 40 Years

Coming in with an average SAT reading score of 496, 2012’s graduating seniors have the dubious distinction of having attained the worst reading score since 1972. (For those test-takers of a certain age and test-taking history, “reading” is actually that part we knew as “verbal.”)

Read more. [Image: Shutterstock]

SAT Reading Scores Are the Lowest They’ve Been in 40 Years

Coming in with an average SAT reading score of 496, 2012’s graduating seniors have the dubious distinction of having attained the worst reading score since 1972. (For those test-takers of a certain age and test-taking history, “reading” is actually that part we knew as “verbal.”)

Read more. [Image: Shutterstock]

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    I’m going to insert the biggest rant concerning this meaningless test as well as other piece of shit tests as soon as...
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    This is utterly meaningless; we’re allowing test such as SAT’s to determine the level of potential our students have as...
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    hahahaha sucks to suck loser
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    I’m wondering if these two things are related…
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    this is so fucking embarrassing.
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    AMERICA! FUCK YEAH!
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    Ok, got the Senior Portraits done, now…make it so my step-son singlehandidly brings up the average.
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    With an SAT in two weeks and college applications well under way, this is some interesting information…
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