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Do the Kaufman Tests of Cognitive Ability and Academic Achievement Display Ethnic Bias for Students in Grades 1 through 12

  title={Do the Kaufman Tests of Cognitive Ability and Academic Achievement Display Ethnic Bias for Students in Grades 1 through 12},
  author={Caroline Scheiber},
Cultural bias in cognitive testing has a long and controversial history. As the demographic profile in the United States continues to change and becomes ethnically more diverse, the need for culturally appropriate test instruments has become a national concern among educators, clinicians, and researchers. The Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children, – 2 Edition (KABC-II) and the Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement – 2 Edition (KTEAII) are two well-known tests of intelligence and achievement… 
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