Analysts debunk Google’s claim that intelligence doesn’t matter.
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Hire like Google? For Most Companies, That’s a Bad Idea, Los Angeles Times
Uncommon Core Heightens Race and Class Math Divide, Huffington Post
The percent of students who met standards at Harlem Village Academy dropped from 100% to 21%.
A New SAT Aims to Realign with Schoolwork, New York Times
Test makers hope to reduce the score gap between rich and poor.
Perhaps it favors the intelligent.
Study Finds Genetic Link Between Height and IQ, Medical Xpress
Tall people are smarter on average.
Court Skeptical of IQ Scores in Deciding Execution, Washington Post
Petitioners want murderers with IQs as high as 75 to be able to argue mental disability.
Job Hunting? Dig Up Those Old SAT Scores, Wall Street Journal
But “putting too much stock in standardized tests can put minority candidates at a disadvantage.”
Solutions to Black Education, CNS News
More good sense from Walter Williams.
New teaching techniques for today’s students.
Your Fate? Thank Your Ancestors, New York Times
Large study of surnames finds that, because of genes, “large-scale, rapid social mobility is impossible to legislate.”
Small differences in genes can have profound biological–and political–consequences.
The Doctrine of Academic Freedom, The Crimson
Harvard senior thinks “academic freedom” should be abandoned in favor of “academic justice.”
Science is making racial reality undeniable.
Thorough analysis of racial preferences completely ignores differences in intelligence.
Scientists Identify Gene Linking Brain Structure to Intelligence, King's College London
They say it accounts for 0.5 percent of total variation in intelligence.
Brooklyn School Cutting Gifted Program to Boost Diversity, New York Daily News
Epitaph for America.
We hope to see you in Nashville this April.
Chinese Firm’s Bid to Allow Parents to Pick Their Smartest Embryos, Daily Mail (London)
This is not controversial in China.
Educated Black Men Remembered as ‘Whiter’, Medical Xpress
Phenomenon is called “skin tone memory bias.”
Study finds genes associated with intelligence vary by race.
Genes associated with intelligence are also linked to latitude.
A Look at What SAT Report on Camden Means, Philadelphia Enquirer
Just three high school seniors in Camden scored “college ready” on the SAT.
Nicholas Wade’s book–to be released in May–is sure to cause a huge stink.
33 percent of the state’s Hispanic third graders are proficient in reading, compared to 64 percent of whites.
Test-Score Gap Widens Between White, Black Students in Chicago, Chicago Sun-Times
Largest proficiency gap since the study began in 2003.
Study Links Autism and Somalis in Minneapolis, New York Times
Both whites and Somalis in Minneapolis have abnormally high rates of autism.
76 percent of Detroit eighth-graders scored “below basic” in math.
Good schools may improve crystallized intelligence, but not fluid intelligence.
New study of 5,500 pairs of twins confirms what we already knew.
Is the Sun Rising in the East?, Buchanan
Pat Buchanan asks the hard questions about the recent PISA scores.
The Only International Test Score Info You Need to Know, Washington Post
We are far down the list on PISA scores, but WP says not to worry.
Evaluation of the Tennessee Voluntary Prekindergarten Program, Peabody Research Institute
Yet another effort to “close the gaps” fails.
Income, IQ, and Effort, American Thinker
London’s mayor dared suggest IQ has something to do with success.
The Persisting Racial Gap in College Student Graduation Rates, Journal of Blacks in Higher Ed.
There is a 22-point gap between blacks and whites at Division I schools.
Black Student Graduation Rates at High-Ranking Colleges and Universities, Journal of Blacks in Higher Ed.
At a few top schools, blacks have higher graduation rates than whites.
Proportion of black students continues to fall.
Big Rise in Support for Vicious Anti-White Party in South Africa, The New Observer
Party banner: “Honeymoon is over for white people in South Africa.”
Response to “Walk out on Charles Murray”, Duke Chronicle
Visiting professor defends research on group differences.
Race-Hustling Results, Creators
Asians have no Jesse Jackson or Al Sharpton but seem to do very well.
Students Walk out of Murray Talk, Duke Chronicle
Duke students don’t like what the AEI scholar has to say about IQ.
The 25 Countries with the Most Brainpower, Business Insider
The US still tops the rankings–only because of our large population.
More Schools Opening Advanced Placement Courses to All Students, Los Angeles Times
Lotteries exclude some qualified students in favor of those less qualified.
Upending Stereotypes About Black Students, Education Week
Everything you think you know about blacks is wrong.
U.S. Adults Fare Poorly in a Study of Skills, New York Times
Immigrants drag down the average.
Northern Europe and East Asia fared best.
Improving at multitasking is possible, but it does not affect IQ.