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Document Number: 10851

Separate & Unequal - While the good news is that postsecondary access has increased for African American and Latino students, whites are largely responsible for growth at the 468 most selective colleges, and students of color have crowded into the under-resourced open-access two- and four-year colleges, say this study’s authors. Meanwhile, completion rates are way higher at the selective colleges than at the open-access ones. Students with low test scores at the selective colleges graduate at higher rates than students with high test scores at open-access two- and four-year colleges. (Georgetown Public Policy Institute, July 2013)...

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