Monday, April 23, 2012

California Affirmative Action: Campus Diversity Suffers Under Race-Blind Policies

The Huffington Post By TERENCE CHEA 04/21/12 03:28 PM ET BERKELEY, Calif. -- Fifteen years ago, California voters were asked: Should colleges consider a student's race when they decide who gets in and who doesn't? With an emphatic "no," they made California the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in public university admissions, as well as hiring and contracting. Since then, California's most selective public colleges and graduate schools have struggled to assemble student bodies that reflect the state's demographic mix. Full Story

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