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The Black-White Test Score Gap

The Black-White Test Score Gap( )
Author: Jencks, Christopher
Editor: Phillips, Meredith
ISBN:978-0-8157-4609-6
Publication Date:Oct 1998
Publisher:Brookings Institution Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $46.95
Book Description:

The test score gap between blacks and whites--on vocabulary, reading, and math tests, as well as on tests that claim to measure scholastic aptitude and intelligence--is large enough to have far-reaching social and economic consequences. In their introduction to this book, Christopher Jencks and Meredith Phillips argue that eliminating the disparity would dramatically reduce economic and educational inequality between blacks and whites. Indeed, they think that closing the gap...
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