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Legal Challenge to Standardized Testing Requirements at University of California System

merc81merc81 10831 replies173 threads Senior Member
edited December 2019 in College Admissions
A lawsuit expected to be filed [today] is challenging the University of California system's use of the SAT or ACT as a requirement for admission. A draft of the document . . . argues the tests — long used to measure aptitude for college — are deeply biased and provide no meaningful information about a student's ability to succeed, and therefore their requirement is unconstitutional.

Note that the case will advance the perspective that its underpinnings in social science have been firmly established:
"The evidence that we're basing the lawsuit on is not in dispute" . . . .

https://www.npr.org/2019/12/10/786257347/lawsuit-claims-sat-and-act-are-illegal-in-california-admissions
edited December 2019
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