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A Focus on Educational Assessment: Advancing African-American Education Excellence

Author(s):
Saunders, Stephanie
Publication Year:
2018
Source:
ETS Policy Notes, v24 n2, Spring 2018
Document Type:
Peridocial
Page Count:
12
Subject/Key Words:
African American Students Academic Performance Academic Achievement College Admissions ACT SAT Student Performance Situational Judgment Tests (SJT)

Abstract

This issue of ETS Policy Notes (Vol. 24, No.2) provides highlights from a recent conference that examined the many educational challenges and persistent achievement gaps in academic performance experienced by African-American students in the United States. ETS, ACT, the Center for Assessment, the College Board, the Learning Policy Institute, and the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine co-convened the conference "A Focus on Educational Assessment: Advancing African-American Education Excellence" on April 3 and 4, 2018, at the Keck Center of the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC.

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