Since 2001 Colorado, Illinois, and Maine have all
enacted policies that require high school juniors to take college entrance
exams—the SAT or the ACT. One goal of these policies was to increase
college enrollment based on the belief that requiring students to take these
exams would make...
We explore how dynamic processes related to
socioeconomic inequality operate to sort students into, and create
stratification among, colleges. We use an agent-based model to simulate a
stylized version of this sorting processes in order to explore how factors
related to family resources...