N.Y.C. Entrance Exam Questioned

Samuels, Christina A.
October 2008
Education Week;10/29/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p5
The article discusses a report by Joshua N. Feinman, managing director of the investment bank Deutsche Asset Management in the Americas, that suggests that tests used for admission into specialized public high schools in New York City may not be valid. He suggests that scaling of scores can prevent the admission of students with strong academic performance and that the test does not accurately evaluate student ability.


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