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Traynham, James G. – 1978
The question of how graduate schools can include race as an admission criteria and give equitable treatment in admissions decisions is addressed by considering some aspects of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores and the use and misuse of test scores in admissions procedures. The GRE is used in admissions procedures to prove an…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Affirmative Action, College Admission, College Entrance Examinations
Harward, Lucy E.; Hoetker, James – 1979
Recent court decisions provide legal guidelines for the construction of teacher qualification tests. Such tests have often led to the rejection of a disproportionally large percentage of minority applicants. Boards of education have the right to establish tests and other standards pertaining to teacher employment. It is unlawful, however, for an…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Court Litigation, Employment Qualifications, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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Veir, Carole – Journal of Educational Administration, 1993
Compares standardized test data normally used to admit students into U.S. graduate administrator preparation programs with additional criteria used at a university attempting to provide more equitable evaluation of minority students. Results show significant differences in the scores of black and Hispanic females on standardized tests, but not on…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Blacks, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education