An Analysis of the Performance of a Clinical Sample of African American, Caucasian, and Hispanic Children on the WISC-III

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The goals of revision for the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Third Edition included enhancement of the factor structure, improvement of subtests, and revision of norms. The researchers reported that the very few items that were found to be biased were replaced. The WISC-III performance of a clinical sample of African American, Caucasian, and Hispanic children was analyzed to determine if the test bias was eliminated as claimed in the goals of the revision.

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Ewing, Melissa L. (Melissa Lynn) December 1998.

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The goals of revision for the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Third Edition included enhancement of the factor structure, improvement of subtests, and revision of norms. The researchers reported that the very few items that were found to be biased were replaced. The WISC-III performance of a clinical sample of African American, Caucasian, and Hispanic children was analyzed to determine if the test bias was eliminated as claimed in the goals of the revision.

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Ewing, Melissa L. (Melissa Lynn). An Analysis of the Performance of a Clinical Sample of African American, Caucasian, and Hispanic Children on the WISC-III, dissertation, December 1998; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278700/: accessed June 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .