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Policy Perspectives

The Educational Policy Institute is pleased to provide this edition of Policy Perspectives, focusing on the issue of affirmative action. Written by NACME President and former National Science Foundation Director John Brooks Slaughter, this piece provides a historical review of the court cases that brought us to this point and his perspective on the future impact of current reactions from selective public and private colleges and universities.


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Retention 2007 International Conference on Student Retention, May 22-24, 2007, San Antonio, TX

National Capitol Summit - Latino Students & Educational Opportunity, June 13-14, 2007, Washington, DC.


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