The Administrative Use of Intelligence Tests in the High School
by W. S. Miller - 1922
In 1914 the writer, under the direction of Dr. Whipple, began the preparation of a thesis on ''Mental Tests and the Performance of High-School Students as Conditioned by Age, Sex, and Other Factors." It was hoped that as a result of the investigation a battery of tests might be developed that could be given to groups of high-school students, thus providing the principal or superintendent with a convenient instrument for predicting probable success in high-school work. At that time no such instrument had been developed. Furthermore, practically no reliable norms had been established for single tests that might be used in such a battery of tests.
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