"Teachers are not Miracle Workers:" Lloyd Dunn's Call for Hispanic Activism:

@inproceedings{Cummins1988TeachersAN,
  title={"Teachers are not Miracle Workers:" Lloyd Dunn's Call for Hispanic Activism:},
  author={Jim Cummins},
  year={1988}
}
This article refutes Dunn's claims by discussing the existent cultural/linguistic bias in IQ tests for minority groups. It is argued that IQ tests standardized on a "representative" sample assess only knowledge and skills deemed intelligent within the dominant group, and exclude culturally specific ways in which minority children have learned to demonstrate intelligent behavior. The inevitability of bias against minority cultural/linguistic groups in IQ tests as a result of the way tests are… CONTINUE READING