Intelligence: A Product of Social Construction

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Title: Intelligence: A Product of Social Construction
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Subject: Philosophy
Date: April 14, 2005
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The test is given to each student and each student is given the same amount of time to complete a test of identical questions. But what educators fail to account for is the social bias of the test and the socio-economical backgrounds of the students taking the test...
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It is a fact that children from white middle and upper classes do better on these and other standardized tests because the test creators are of the white middle and upper classes. With this in mind, how then is it fair to give a student in Compton the same test that is given to a student in Beverly Hills? The answer is obvious, it is not fair...
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