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Private Colleges Focus on Affordability
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Fixing a higher education “caste system’’ that screams inequality: Help us find answers
January 11, 2016
Liz Willen writes: As part of our ongoing project, our team visited dozens of public and private college campuses, interviewed experts, reviewed data and found numerous examples of ways low-income and minority students are left behind, some of them particularly disturbing. For example, more than 50 years after passage of the Voting Rights Act and 60 years after the Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education ruling declared that state laws separating black and white students in public schools were unconstitutional, just 5 percent of students at the nation’s flagship public universities are black.