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THE BIG TEST: The Secret History of the American Meritocracy

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Enlightenment is available here for anyone who has struggled to understand why their future depended upon filling in little ovals with a #2 pencil in response to odd questions about vocabulary. Lemann (The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America, 1991) describes a project whose purpose was nothing less than the replacement of family background with intellectual capacity ... Read full review

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