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ProgressiveProfessor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-27-11 08:49 AM
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16. There are companies that exclusively build bias free tests
And their work has held up to close scrutiny. However there are those who continue to places social issues above merit. As a geek that seriously bothers me, as an activist I have some empathy.
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  -City agrees to lower test scores for police exam RZM  Mar-26-11 09:00 PM   #0 
  - It's wrong. nt  Skip Intro   Mar-26-11 09:04 PM   #1 
  - evidently race to to the top does not apply here lol nt  msongs   Mar-26-11 09:04 PM   #2 
  - wrong  Duckhunter935   Mar-26-11 09:08 PM   #3 
  - is what wrong, affirmative action?  Bluebear   Mar-26-11 09:09 PM   #4 
  - Wrong  dems_rightnow   Mar-26-11 09:10 PM   #5 
  - I don't have enough information to answer  dsc   Mar-26-11 09:11 PM   #6 
  - Instead of lowering test scores they should perhaps revisit the test itself, and  Chemisse   Mar-26-11 09:35 PM   #7 
  - Agreed.  bluestate10   Mar-27-11 08:55 AM   #17 
  - And what happens when the guns goes off because of cowardice  Hutzpa   Mar-26-11 09:48 PM   #8 
  - Same thing is happening because of NCLB  proud2BlibKansan   Mar-26-11 09:49 PM   #9 
  - My opinion is this  RZM   Mar-26-11 10:04 PM   #10 
  - +1  Biker13   Mar-26-11 10:31 PM   #11 
  - Instead of affirmative action, I favor strict enforcement of non-discrimination policies.  bluestate10   Mar-27-11 09:05 AM   #18 
  - Affirmative action is appropriate for trainee or entry level positions  tularetom   Mar-26-11 10:33 PM   #12 
  - I disagree  Travis_0004   Mar-26-11 10:44 PM   #13 
  - If you're filling one position, that's the case  tularetom   Mar-26-11 11:11 PM   #14 
     - I am surprised you did not get flagged for not maintianing the carefully crafted numbers  ProgressiveProfessor   Mar-27-11 08:47 AM   #15 
        - That's when I discovered that the people charged with keeping track of such things  tularetom   Mar-27-11 06:20 PM   #24 
  - I agree. But the performance ladder must be kept fair.  bluestate10   Mar-27-11 09:13 AM   #19 
  - Agreed, but the performance ladder must be made fair.  bluestate10   Mar-27-11 09:16 AM   #20 
  - There are companies that exclusively build bias free tests  ProgressiveProfessor   Mar-27-11 08:49 AM   #16 
  - I have something to add:  tinkerbell41   Mar-27-11 09:28 AM   #21 
  - The rich authoritarians don't want thoughtful, educated cops. They want cheap thugs. n/t  backscatter712   Mar-27-11 09:40 AM   #22 
     - By 'rich authoritarians' do you mean the Obama administration?  RZM   Mar-27-11 11:44 AM   #23 

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