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Selective Admissions Raise Ethics, Efficacy Questions

Elite public schools have long been regulating admissions based on selective screening that often includes, and can be solely based on, standardized testing.

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Elite public schools have long been regulating admissions based on selective screening that often includes, and can be solely based on, standardized testing. But the NAACP and other advocacy groups have filed a federal civil rights complaint against New York City’s public school system, just one of several districts around the country that uses selective enrollment, citing evidence that points to modern-day racial and economic discrimination. (The Atlantic)

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