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Tierney, William G. – Urban Education, 2007
Throughout the 20th century, one of the central debates pertaining to postsecondary education has been about the concept of merit. Who deserves to go to college? The answer to that question goes to the heart of various policies that have been developed, changed, and debated. Perhaps no other policy has drawn more prominence and criticism than that…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Affirmative Action, Merit Rating, Democratic Values
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Ward, Nadia L. – Urban Education, 2006
This article discusses the educational achievement status of racial and ethnic minorities, specifically African Americans and Latinos as compared to their Caucasian peers. In addition, this article describes several long-standing federal educational initiatives designed to improve educational equity and access on the part of low-income and…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Change, Postsecondary Education, Minority Groups