SAT adversity score: the road to perdition?

Ed Park, MD culture wars, dr ed park, economics, history, News 2 Comments

The College Board, who administers many of the test used in college admission standardized tests, is using 15 criteria such as single parenthood, income, crime rates, availability of AP courses etc to provide a context for the scores; it is like a golf handicap.

Racism on the rise? If so, it is your fault!

Ed Park, MD #PhilanthropyFridays, dr ed park, Hypatia, News, nobel prize, slice of life 4 Comments

How odd it would be to send Al Sharpton and David Duke back in time to witness the banality of black on white slavery and to understand that our notions of their perceived conflicts are predicated on social constructs that arose out of the particular history of European Enlightenment, Colonialism, and the Pseudoscience of Anthropology (spoken as an Anthropology major myself.)