Skills Gaps, Not Tests, Make Racial Proportionality Impossible

Abstract

Recent bans on racial preferences in some states have increased the political pressure to abandon cognitive testing to raise rates of minority hiring and college admissions. However, general skills gaps, not tests, are the major remaining impediment to racial parity in outcomes. Data on the size, stability, and functional importance of racial gaps in… (More)

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@inproceedings{Gottfredson2004SkillsGN, title={Skills Gaps, Not Tests, Make Racial Proportionality Impossible}, author={Linda S. Gottfredson}, year={2004} }