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The Future of Affirmative Action

New Paths to Higher Education Diversity after Fisher v. The University of Texas

Posted: June 17, 2014
Authors: Richard Kahlenberg
Organizations: The Century Foundation, Lumina Foundation

New research reveals African-American and Hispanic enrollments at America’s 193 most elite colleges would more than double if the top ten percent of every class were guaranteed admission and students from low socioeconomic backgrounds were given an admissions boost.

The Future of Affirmative Action