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What's Ahead for College Admissions After End of Affirmative Action?

Jun 30, 2023 View Original Article
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    6% Center

  • Reliability

    45% ReliableFair

  • Policy Leaning

    50% Medium Conservative

  • Politician Portrayal

    14% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

61% : In several decisions dating to the 1970s, the Supreme Court had upheld affirmative action in college admissions.
48% : With affirmative action off the table, colleges face mounting pressure to end other admission practices that disproportionately benefit white and wealthy students.
48% : Colleges are sending a welcoming message in hopes of avoiding the type of drop-off among Black and Hispanic students that have been seen in some states that outlawed affirmative action.
40% : Colleges across the country will be forced to stop considering race in admissions under Thursday's Supreme Court ruling, ending affirmative action policies that date back decades.
38% : In states that already banned affirmative action, colleges responded by recruiting more low-income students, hoping that wealth would act as a proxy for race.
32% : Nine states have separately banned affirmative action at private universities, including California, Michigan, Florida and Washington.

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