Vanderbilt Law Review

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This Note examines the groundwork for possible legal remedies to correct the abuses of tests and testing procedures used by some educators. Because the standardized ability tests administered as prerequisites to college admission are perhaps the most significant obstacles to an individual's educational development, the discussion herein is directed primarily to them. This Note attempts to demonstrate that existing legal doctrines provide an adequate basis for challenging some of the standardized ability tests used in determining college entrance requirements as violations of equal protection and procedural due process. It also discusses the scope of a proper remedy for individuals aggrieved by a faulty standardized ability test.