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The Great Equalizer?: Race, Class, and Higher Education
Anthony P. Carnevale, Director & Research Professor, Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, and Victoria Jackson, Senior Policy Analyst, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, speak to the City Club about Higher Education.
We all benefit when everyone has the opportunity to pursue their educational dreams, and education is often called the great equalizer. But what if institutions of higher education are actually complicit in maintaining the very inequalities they claim to remedy? In fact, it can be argued that the current system stacks the deck in favor of advantaged students. Only 19 percent of Black and Latino students with high SAT scores go to selective institutions, compared to 31 percent of white studentsView more
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