New York Times: For New York City Fire Department, More Diversity Amidst Tension
Remember, Judge Gaurufis said any applicant who scored 25% on a multiple choice test (with four options per question) should be hired. That little fact was not mentioned in the article.
If I had failed the firefighter entrance exam, I would be embarrassed. The test is ridiculously easy. I would expect anyone in fifth grade to pass it.