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A Better Affirmative Action: State Universities that Created Alternatives to Racial Preferences

The Supreme Court of the United States heard the Fisher v. Texas argument on October 10, 2012. The case could dramatically alter or eliminate race-based admissions policies at colleges and universities. In a new report, A Better Affirmative Action, Senior Fellow Richard Kahlenberg and Policy Associate Halley Potter look at solutions to racial preferences in Affirmative Action. Download here.

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Most K-12 education reforms are about trying to make "separate but equal" schools for rich and poor work well. The results of these efforts have been discouraging. The Century Foundation looks at ways to integrate public schools by economic status through public school choice. At the higher education level, we examine ways to open the doors of selective and non-selective institutions to students of modest means.

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