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Testing, Diversity, and Merit: A Reply to Dan Subotnik and Others

  title={Testing, Diversity, and Merit: A Reply to Dan Subotnik and Others},
  author={Andrea Anne Curcio and Carol L. Chomsky and Eileen R. Kaufman},
  journal={University of Massachusetts Law Review},
The false dichotomy between achieving diversity and rewarding merit frequently surfaces in discussions about decisions on university and law school admissions, scholarships, law licenses, jobs, and promotions. "Merit" judgments are often based on the results of standardized tests meant to predict who has the best chance to succeed if given the opportunity to do so. This Article criticizes over-reliance on standardized tests and responds to suggestions that challenging the use of such tests… Expand
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