TITLE

N.Y.C. Entrance Exam Questioned

AUTHOR(S)
Samuels, Christina A.
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Education Week;10/29/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
35139742

 

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