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Failed Exam

A student cannot pursue his claim that Columbia University’s determination that he failed an examination was “arbitrary and capricious,” a New York appeals court ruled, finding that “strong policy considerations militate against” court intervention in controversies over educational institutions’ evaluations of students’ performance.

NEW YORK – A student cannot pursue his claim that Columbia University’s determination that he failed an examination was “arbitrary and capricious,” a New York appeals court ruled, finding that “strong policy considerations militate against” court intervention in controversies over educational institutions’ evaluations of students’ performance.

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