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  • Discussion on College Admissions for Minority Students
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    Minority Students and College

    Panelists talked about the amount of debt that minority students accrue in order to finance their college educations. Sara Goldrik-Rab, who co-authored a paper titled “The Color of Student Debt,” in…

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  • College Ratings Systems and Minority Students
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    College Ratings Systems and Minority Students

    Panelists presented their studies on issues affecting African-American and Hispanic students and the overall effectiveness of college ratings. This program was part of a UCLA’s Civil Rights…

    689 views
  • Discussion on Race and College Admissions
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    Race and College Admission

    Panelists talked about the impact of race on college admissions and policies intended to help minority high school students gain college admission. The panelists also presented their…

    909 views
  • Education Opportunity and Equality
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    Education, Opportunity and Equality

    Democratic leaders and others talked about civil rights issues as they related to education. Among the topics they addressed were women and minority participation in athletics, affirmative…

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  • emBrown v Board of Educationem Fiftieth Anniversary
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    Brown v. Board of Education Fiftieth Anniversary

    Professor Orfield talked about Brown vs. Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court Case that ended segregation at public schools. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Supreme…

    237 views
  • Equal Opportunity in Education
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    Equal Opportunity in Education

    Commissioners heard testimony about how various education programs would impact equal opportunity. They discussed voucher programs and high-stakes testing. They also addressed the final…

    215 views
  • Diversity and Higher Education
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    Diversity and Higher Education

    Participants released the findings of a report studying the influences of diversity on a higher education. The report found that affirmative action enriches students lives and aids in the…

    60 views
  • Improving Racial Diversity in Schools
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    Improving Racial Diversity in Schools

    Members of the panel discussed ways to improve racial diversity in primary and secondary schools. School superintendents and educators talked about different models and examples of racial…

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  • Status of School Desegregation
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    Status of School Desegregation

    The National School Board Association’s Council of Urban Boards of Education met with reporters to release a report entitled: “The Status of School Desegregation: The Next Generation.”

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  • Office of Civil Rights Part 2
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    Office of Civil Rights, Part 2

    Witnesses testified about the Office of Civil Rights and problems in enforcing civil rights laws.

    78 views
  • Chief Justice Confirmation Hearing
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    Chief Justice Confirmation Hearing

    Associate Justice William Rehnquist and other witnesses testified on his nomination to be the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

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