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SAT scores in Texas plummet as more students take exam


tstutz@dallasnews.com, Austin Bureau

AUSTIN — What was a bad year last year for Texas high school students turned even worse in 2015 as SAT scores plummeted to their lowest levels in more than two decades, mirroring downward trends across the nation on the college entrance exam.

Results released Thursday by the College Board, which administers the exam, showed that the average score of the Class of 2015 on the math section of the SAT dropped nine points from last year to 486. That was the lowest figure going back more than two decades. A perfect score is 800.

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