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Weiss, John G. – Negro Educational Review, 1987
For Blacks and Hispanics, standardized admission tests and licensing exams are barriers to schools and occupations. Case studies are presented of college admission tests and teacher testing that place women and minorities at a disadvantage. Test biases and misuse must be eliminated and new forms of evaluation must be developed. (VM)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Aptitude Tests, College Entrance Examinations, Elementary Secondary Education
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Cole, Beverly P. – Negro Educational Review, 1987
Using college entrance exams as a primary criterion for college admission discriminates against minorities and the poor, but the practice continues. Coaching for these exams is done in test preparation clinics. One clinic run by the NAACP substantially raised the scores of Blacks but not those of minorities as a whole. (VM)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Black Students, College Admission, College Entrance Examinations