Is The National Merit Program Fair?

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Proud you or your kid scored high enough to be a National Merit finalist or semifinalist?  Not so fast.  FairTest has posted a state by state list of National Merit cut scores showing that standards vary from state to state and has claimed that the program discriminates against women and minorities.  Check it out and decide for yourself.  Illinois' cutoff is roughly in the middle of the pack.  

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