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|NUMBER 220||THE NEWSPAPER OF EDUCATION RIGHTS||MAY 2004|
|College Prez to State Educators: Raise Your Standards|
Freeman A. Hrabowski told the state educators that U.S. schools arent expecting enough, especially in algebra. Foreign students on his campus are better prepared, work harder and are "much more focused" than U.S. students, he said. (baltimoresun.com, 3-31-04)
"Stop saying the tests are biased," admonished the Ph.D. mathematician, who has been writing SAT test questions for years. "Its racist to say blacks and Hispanics cant do well on these tests."
"If you went in for an operation," he asked, "would you want a surgeon who hadnt passed the test?"