Book Discussion on The Big Test
Mr. Lemann talked about his book The Big Test: The Secret History of the American Meritocracy, published by Farrar, Straus and… read more
Mr. Lemann talked about his book The Big Test: The Secret History of the American Meritocracy, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. He focused on the Scholastic Aptitude Test and the integral part it plays in the college application process. He also talked about how the test does not apportion opportunity equally or fairly. After his prepared remarks he answered questions from the audience. Scenes were shown of his book signing. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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