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Emphasis on Test Scores Obscures a Basic Problem

My daughter Laurel recently graduated with honors from Montclair Preparatory School, an academically oriented high school.

She had a grade-point average of 4.0.

Her SAT score was 1,230.

I read that Russell White of Crespi High School recently graduated.

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He had a grade-point average of 2.3.

After various attempts, he had less than a 700 on his SAT scores.

Laurel was rejected by the University of California, Berkeley.

Russell was accepted by the University of California, Berkeley.

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Where is the justice?

RICK P. LANTZ

Encino


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