June 18, 2015

Teachers' Exam Still Racially Biased, According to Judge

New York Teachers’ Exam Discriminates Against Minorities, According to Court Citing a 20 percentage point disparity in the pass rate between white applicants and applicants of color, a federal judge in Manhattan ruled that the New York state teachers’ exam is racially biased. The test being scrutinized by the judge, the second version of the state exam, was used between 2004 and 2012. Writing on behalf of the Federal District Court in Manhattan, Judge Kimba […]