Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/05/17

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Intelligence Way OT
From: Mike Quinn <>
Date: Wed, 17 May 2000 21:15:22 -0700

What leads you to believe that African American children in California live
in a different culture than others? If they do, and the culture doesn't
prepare them for later life, which should we change: the culture or the

Just curious,

Mike Quinn

Bill Lawlor wrote:

> Since 1979 it has been illegal to give general IQ tests to African
> American children in California public schools. A judge so ordered
> when it was demonstrated that these tests are so culturally biased
> that to use them for placement is a violation of some children's
> rights.