On Tue, Dec 25, 2012 at 9:05 PM, Haim <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Paul A. Tanner, III Posted: Dec 24, 2012 12:39 PM > >>It's about who is allowed to take the admission test and >>how many are allowed to take it. > > Paul, do you have any actual information about who is and who is not allowed to take the test for admission into the gifted programs in the NYC public elementary schools? > > I didn't think so. > > Haim > No representation without taxation.
And you have this information?
But ultimately, it does not matter, since the mathematics of the situation proves you wrong - it is mathematically inescapable that if more people are scoring above the given percentiles, which is the case, then there are more people taking the test, which speaks to the question of who is allowed to take the test.