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Kidder, William C. – Civil Rights Project - Proyecto Derechos Civiles, 2020
This policy brief synthesizes research on enrollment, graduation and career success for traditionally underrepresented students, the benefits of diverse learning environments including campus racial climate, and the need to increase diversity in UC professional and graduate schools to better serve the health and wellbeing of all Californians. This…
Descriptors: State Legislation, State Policy, Educational Policy, College Students
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