Surprising group of kids that get extra time on the SAT

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Questions we explored this week:

  • This group of students is getting extra time on the SAT. Who are they?
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  • Why does this wealth manager think college is always worth the cost, despite student loans?

May 21, 2019 — Wealthy students.
In wealthy New York area high schools, somewhere between 20-33% of students can get extra time on standardized tests like the SAT. Why? They’ve been diagnosed with di...

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