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Socioeconomic Diversity

Affirmative Action Currently Fails Its Mission

Wyatt Troia | Posted 10.20.2013 | College
Wyatt Troia

To truly level the playing field, we need to reweigh racial and socioeconomic admissions preferences to reflect their relative contributions to educational disadvantage.

Improving Socioeconomic Diversity at Top Colleges and Universities

Catharine Hill | Posted 06.05.2013 | College
Catharine Hill

Our most significant policy challenge of the last few years has been weighing the social good of ensuring that qualified applicants can afford to attend against the fiscal constraints, worsened by the recession.

Working-Class Students Undervalued At Colleges Nationwide?

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Peter Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

It's hard to spot one of the most underrepresented minority groups at many four-year colleges: students and faculty members from the working class. ...