Unfair Treatment ? The Case of Freedle , the SAT , and the Standardization Approach to Differential Item Functioning

  title={Unfair Treatment ? The Case of Freedle , the SAT , and the Standardization Approach to Differential Item Functioning},
  author={Maria Veronica Santelices},
In 2003, the Harvard Educational Review published a controversial article by Roy Freedle that claimed bias against African American students in the SAT college admissions test. Freedle’s work stimulated national media attention and faced an onslaught of criticism from experts at the Educational Testing Service (ETS), the agency responsible for the development of the SAT. In this article, Maria Veronica Santelices and Mark Wilson take the debate one step further with new research exploring… CONTINUE READING


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