The Tyranny Of The Meritocracy Democratizing Higher Education In America Author Lani Guinier Published On January 2015 -

the tyranny of the meritocracy democratizing higher - in 1998 lani guinier became the first woman of color appointed to a tenured professorship at harvard law school before her harvard appointment she was a tenured professor at the university of pennsylvania law school, the fall of the meritocracy quadrant online - lani guinier a professor at harvard law school has written a book called the tyranny of the meritocracy democratizing higher education in america 2015 that has been widely interpreted as a critique of meritocracy however guinier makes no objection to meritocracy per se but claims that sats and other psychometric tests only detect one type of cognitive ability when in her view, the case against standardized testing raising the scores - our students are tested to an extent that is unprecedented in american history and unparalleled anywhere in the world politicians and businesspeople determined to get tough with students and teachers have increased the pressure to raise standardized test scores