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Arcidiacono, Peter; Aucejo, Esteban; Coate, Patrick; Hotz, V. Joseph – Centre for Economic Performance, 2013
Proposition 209 banned the use of racial preferences in admissions at public colleges in California. We analyze unique data for all applicants and enrollees within the University of California (UC) system before and after Prop 209. After Prop 209, graduation rates increased by 4.4%. We present evidence that certain institutions are better at…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Admission Criteria, Public Colleges, Data Analysis
Spriggs, Linda M. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The California Constitution was amended by Proposition 209 and now prohibits its public institutions from considering race, sex, color, national origin, or ethnicity. This puts San Francisco African American high school graduating seniors at a great disadvantage, especially in light of the ever persistent "academic achievement gap"…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, African American Students, Qualitative Research, Black Colleges
California State Legislature, Sacramento. Senate. – 1998
These proceedings present testimony from the California Senate Select Committee on Higher Education Admissions and Outreach and the California Senate Select Committee on Higher Education regarding undergraduate admissions at the University of California (UC) in the aftermath of Proposition 209 and California Board of Regents' Special Proposal 1…
Descriptors: Administrators, Admission Criteria, Affirmative Action, Asian Americans
California State Legislature, Sacramento. Senate. – 1998
This report provides background materials related to the California Senate Select Committee on Higher Education Admissions and Outreach and the California Senate Select Committee on Higher Education hearing on undergraduate admissions at the University of California (UC) and the Board of Regents' Special Proposal 1 (SP-1), which eliminated the use…
Descriptors: Administrators, Admission Criteria, Affirmative Action, Asian Americans