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Re: Public Schools
On Fri, 27 Sep 1996 09:22:05 -0400, ronsimpson wrote:
>I hate to burst any bubbles but, the school with the highest number of
>National Merit Finalists and highest number of 1600 SATs is a Public
>High School (Jefferson High in Fairfax, VA)
This probably just means that they have a good SAT cram course. Ditto for
the NMS. I've run into people who've done well on the SATs and have been
rather underwhelmed. In my opinion it's like MIPS: Meaningless Indicator
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