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From Here to a Coherent and Explicit Intelligence Policy

  • Angela Browne-Miller
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Part of the Environment, Development, and Public Policy book series (EDPP)

Abstract

Whatever course of evolution college admissions and other selection policies take, they will serve as a meter of the evolution of all the implicit assumptions, tensions, and unwritten policies behind them. This meter must be read with ever-watchful eyes. All opportunities for the development of an explicitly articulated intelligence policy must be accepted as a challenge for the betterment of all social policy.

Keywords

Implicit Assumption Mental Ability College Admission Selection Policy Admission Policy 
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Notes

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Angela Browne-Miller
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  1. 1.University of California, BerkeleyBerkeleyUSA

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