Age Versus Intelligence as Basis for Prediction of Success in High School
by J. B. Maller - 1932
THE prediction of scholastic success is one of the outstanding educational problems of to-day. In the high school, where attendance is to a great extent voluntary, the problem of predicting the degree of success is particularly important. The general procedure at the present time is to admit everyone who applies, and to allow the student to choose a course of study, the wisdom of the choice being determined by his subsequent success or failure. This trial and error process is costly both for the student and for the community.
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