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Affirmative action is an education policy adopted by higher education institutions in the 1960s, where an applicant’s race is taken into account to some degree when being evaluated for admission

Affirmative action is an education policy adopted by higher education institutions in the 1960s, where an applicant’s race is taken into account to some degree when being evaluated for admission to a college or university. The practice of affirmative action, or race conscious-admissions, has been repeatedly challenged in the legal system and remains a controversial and polarizing topic amongst the general public, campus leaders, and policy makers.

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  • 2019
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    • Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2019
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    • Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-122)
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    • Field of study: Educational Policy and Evaluation

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