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Flawed Algorithms are Grading Millions of Students Essays

Automated essay grading in the US has been shown to mark down African American students and those from other countries.

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Student Predictions & Protections: Algorithm Bias in AI-Based Learning

This short article gives an example of how predictive algorithms can penalise underrepresented groups of people. In this example, students from Guam had their pass rate underestimated versus other nationalities, because of the low number of students in the data set used to build the prediction model, resulting in insufficient accuracy.

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