Curriculum Design and Bar Passage: New York Law School's Experience
Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 59, No. 3, February 2010
22 Pages Posted: 11 Feb 2010
Many NYLS graduates taking the NY bar exam passed below the state rate. This article describes how improvements in bar passage rates were achieved through the implementation of a comprehensive curriculum program. The article further considers how the law school improved test scores of low-performing students by addressing academic rigor and capacity to practice law.
Keywords: bar passage, curriculum design
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