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How American universities will react as race-based admissions end

Jun 29, 2023 View Original Article
  • Bias Rating

    46% Medium Conservative

  • Reliability

    25% ReliablePoor

  • Policy Leaning

    46% Medium Conservative

  • Politician Portrayal

    -44% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

55% : Mr Bleemer calculates that Hispanic students who applied to the University of California system in the years immediately after the shift went on to earn about 5% less in their early careers than would have been the case had affirmative action remained legal.
44% : The ban on affirmative action may weigh down application rates further.
38% : Experience in the nine states that currently forbid affirmative action in public colleges provides some clues as to what might now happen nationally.
38% : A recent study of 19 universities in states that have banned affirmative action found that the race-neutral admissions policies that have replaced it have largely not been as effective at generating African-American and Hispanic students.

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