The College Board Monopoly on Education
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The College Board owns the AP, PSAT and SAT tests, which brings in millions in profit every year. And behind this monopoly is the fact that these companies really sell to schools, not students.
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Music is “Deadly Roulette" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Graph of GPA over time
Re-visualized with new colors, and removed B and D grades for simplicity. You can compare the original graph where the data was taken to my graph here: http://i.imgur.com/lJCoyFD.png
Second Graph (schools)
You can compare the original graph to my visualization here: http://i.imgur.com/ICRsN5w.png (where pink is original data, yellow is mine)
ACT vs SAT map:
Map used and edited from: United States of America with States - Single Color by FreeVectorMaps.com
Data used for map taken from: http://www.nytimes.com/interac....tive/2013/08/04/educ (Note: from 2013, some data may have changed)
College Board Economics quote comes from: http://media.collegeboard.com/....digitalServices/pdf/