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A New Era of Civil Rights: Proposals to Address the Economic Inequalities in Robert Putnam’s “Our Kids”
(The Century Foundation, 2015-09-10)
Earlier this year, Harvard University public policy professor Robert D. Putnam published the blockbuster social policy book of 2015: Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis. As a supplement to those efforts, this report ...
The Future of Affirmative Action New Paths to Higher Education Diversity after Fisher v. University of Texas
(The Century Foundation, 2014-06-01)
As the United States experiences dramatic demographic change—and as our society’s income inequality continues to rise—promoting racial, ethnic, and economic inclusion at selective colleges has become more important than ...
How Higher Education Funding Shortchanges Community Colleges
(The Century Foundation, 2015-05-28)
The outcomes today at community colleges are often dismal. While 81 percent of first-time community college students say they wish to earn a bachelor’s degree or more, after six years, only 12 percent do so; two-thirds ...
Achieving Better Diversity. Reforming Affirmative Action in Higher Education
(The Century Foundation, 2015-12-03)
The debate over affirmative action policies in higher education—which has spanned nearly five decades— has shifted in recent years. Today, the discussion is not so much about whether having racially and ethnically diverse ...