Thomas Jefferson High Changes Admissions Test

AP, July 15, 2008

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Fairfax County school officials say the new test to get into the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology will be more accessible to students who aren’t native English speakers.

The test will eliminate quantitative comparisons in the math section. It also will have a shorter verbal section that will focus less on vocabulary and more on reasoning.

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[Editor’s Note: More can be read about Thomas Jfferson’s non-white population here.]

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