The learning-disability scam

Borow, Zev
March 1996
New York;3/18/96, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p34
Discusses how some parents and students use the classification of learning-disabled (LD) to attain benefits that may give them an advantage in their quest to be accepted into a top college or university. LD students given extra time on the Scholastic Aptitude Test; The loophole created by the early 1990 enactment of the federal American Disabilities Act; Educational Testing Services indicating that, since 1991, the number of tests taken with extra time is expected to double by 1996.


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