Georgia's SAT score dips

Georgia's SAT score dips

Education officials defended a slight dip in Georgia's SAT scores, attributing the decline to more students taking the exam.

Georgia's overall score dropped seven points to 1445 as participation nudged up a bit to 77 percent, according to data released Tuesday by the College Board, which administers the test. Georgia typically has one of the highest participation rates in the country and usually ranks near the bottom on SAT scores, though the College Board discourages comparisons because of the varying participation rates.

Read more:

Interactive: See your school's scores: