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2007Education

Exploring the Missions of Selective Colleges and Universities

Download or View The Full Report This investigation examines materials and information related to institutional missions found on the websites of the top ten most selective colleges and universities the United States: Harvard University, Princeton University, California Institute of Technology, Stanford University, Columbia University, Yale University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brown University, University of California … Continue reading »

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2007Education

Analysis of the Texas Ten Percent Plan

Download or View The Full Report In 1992, four White students, including Cheryl Hopwood, filed a lawsuit against the University of Texas, which claimed that they had been denied admission to the law school on the basis of their race. They claimed that their academic credentials were such that they would have been admitted if … Continue reading »

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K-12 Diversity: Strategies for Diverse & Successful Schools

Download or View The Full Report (“Parents”), a majority of justices agreed that preventing racial isolation and promoting diversity in education are compelling governmental interests. Many hundreds of school districts across the nation doubtless agree. However, a majority of justices also effectively concluded that school districts can use the racial classification of individual students to … Continue reading »

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Economic Segregation: Challenging Ohio’s Public Schools

Download or View The Full Report Economic and racial segregation in Ohio’s schools threaten the educational outcomes for many of Ohio’s students. In the state’s six major urban counties, 40% of students attend high poverty schools. This report provides an overview of the racial and economic segregation in the six largest metropolitan areas of Ohio … Continue reading »

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