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Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Decision and the Role of Diversity Finds a Foundation in the Social Sciences

The Civil Rights Project, an organization that produces work in social science and law on civil rights issues, has released a statement supporting the social benefits of equal opportunity programs in schools that promote diversity. Current social science research supports … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: SCOTUS to Hear Another Affirmative Action Case; Pres. Obama Ready for an Immigration Bill

Compiled by Philomena Ogalo, a Spring 2013 intern at The Leadership Conference Education Fund Supreme Court to wade into affirmative action — again Richard Wolf USA Today The Supreme Court is now scheduled to hear another affirmative action case from … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: Student Debt Burdens Grow; Debating Equal Opportunity on Campus; Immigration Arrests Near School Spark Protests

Compiled by Shannon Housley, a Fall intern at The Leadership Conference Education Fund Average Debt Up Again for New College Grads USA Today College debt remains a pressing issue as its average has gone up among recent graduates. The class … Continue reading

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What Does Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Look Like?

Discussing affirmative action in light of new data showing that Harvard broke a record in its minority enrollment for next year. Continue reading

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