On September 19, 2013, The New York Times published a piece entitled: Private Schools Are Expected to Drop a Dreaded Entrance Test.
Javier C. Hernandez wrote:
For generations, families have dreaded and despised the exam used to determine the fate of 4- and 5-year-olds seeking entry into the elite world of New York City private schools. But next year, the test, commonly known as the E.R.B., is likely to be dropped as an entry requirement by most of the schools. A group representing the schools announced this week that, because of concerns that the popularity of test-preparation programs and coaching had rendered its results meaningless, it would no longer recommend that its members use the test.
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