The scores, being released today, show that the achievement gap between the top-scoring students Asians and whites and the lowest scoring African Americans, Hispanics and American Indians has grown slightly between 2007 and 2011. for whites, 22.1 in 2007 to 22.4 in 2011 for African Americans, the score remained at 17 for both years 2011 ACT scores show problems with college readiness - The Answer Sheet - The Washington Post There isn't one piece of data that shows whites and blacks as equal...Honestly, there's at least solid data in supporting of my beliefs. Here is a chart from 2006-2010 of Whites, Asians, blacks, meso's (ACT) Average ACT Composite Test Scores by Race/Ethnicity, 2006 This shows the gap staying between 21-29 points. http://www.intellectualtakeout.org/library...ar-old-students Gap at age 17 increased. Which is most important when dealing with people going towards a higher education. SAT scores for 2006 Whites Reading-527, Math-536, Writing-519 Blacks Reading-434, Math-429, Writing-428 SAT scores for 2007 Whites Reading-527, Math-534, Writing-518 Blacks Reading-433, Math-429, Writing-425 Average SAT Scores, 1972–2007 — Infoplease.com SAT Ethnic Group Scores (Math/Verbal+total) African American-----426/431 (857) White-----534/529 (1063) ACT African American ----16.9 Caucasian---- 21.7 http://www.blackexcel.org/06-sat-act...-ethnicity.htm Quote from attached SAT/ACT article: "Readiness for college science and math coursework was particularly low among African American students. Only 5 percent of African American test-takers scored at or above the college-readiness benchmark for college biology, and just 10 percent attained the readiness benchmark for college algebra. Ferguson said Black students were less likely than others to take tough, college-prep courses and "often don't receive the information and guidance they need to properly plan for college." ---- I pray to god that we can close this or we're going down.