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Tag Archives: Racial Preferences in Education
Admission standards are “already about as low as you can go.”
In one state, the boards even “measure lip size, hair texture and nose width.”
Cruelty to Black Students, CNS News
Blacks feel alienated at schools for which they are not qualified.
More goofy white people.
A White Teacher Speaks Out, AR Classic Article
What is it like to teach black students?
“Diverse” law schools won’t guarantee 75 percent of graduates will pass the bar.
“Conservatives” still blame black failure on poor teachers.
Majority says “diversity” is more important than equal protection.
Hiring more whites would increase “diversity.”
SF High School Faces Backlash After Eliminating Student Elections to Engineer Diversity, San Francisco Examiner
Raoul Wallenberg High School wanted a Hispanic.
The government pushes top UK schools to admit poor people and non-whites.
Long Island High School Student Sweeps All Eight Ivies, New York Times
Guess the race and sex.
As the concept of “white privilege” spreads, some whites are pushing back.
Non-whites hope the data will boost their calls for more non-white staff.
Fewer Asians Need Apply, City-Journal
Asians do well academically, but many admissions officers think their personalities are flat.
America’s Balkan Values, National Review
The absurdities of liberal views of race.
He hopes to give fifty $2,500 grants.
Ron Unz is hoping to influence the Harvard admissions process.
One that boosted enrollment of blacks and Hispanics at U of M by 24 percent in one year.
Good sense, as usual, from Walter Williams.
Whites, Asians Need Not Apply, Inside Higher Ed
The truth slips briefly into print.
What Israel Tells Us About Affirmative Action and Race, New York Times
Researcher: A non-racial approach to affirmative action would reduce blacks in college by 50 percent.
The Lie About College Diversity, New York Times
At “diverse” colleges students self-segregate.
The Educational Benefits of Diversity Are Dubious, National Review
Heresy at National Review.
The Asian argument for racial preferences.
They cite “mismatch” theory and even question the value of diversity.
Diversity Makes You Brighter, New York Times
Diversity undermines trust, making us second-guess our peers.
Divided Supreme Court Confronts Race-Based College Admissions, Wall Street Journal
John Roberts wants to know when racial preferences will no longer be necessary.
A Little-Understood Engine of Campus Unrest: Racial Admissions Preferences, American Spectator
Non-whites perform poorly, then take it out on the university.
Taking Action on College Racial Harassment, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Foolishness from the secretary of education.
One woman and one non-white must be among the final candidates.
YPU Debates Affirmative Action, Yale News
Several Yalies cried during speech opposing racial preferences.
They don’t want to “disenfranchise other communities of color.”
It’s only for blacks and Hispanics.
Why Aren’t There More Black Scientists?, Wall Street Journal
Racial preferences lead to a “mismatch effect” for blacks.
Concerns Raised over Lack of Diversity in SF School Election Results, KTVU (San Francisco)
The principal withheld the results because too many winners were white.
The Model Minority Is Losing Patience, The Economist
They have a lot; they want more.
Share of black teachers actually declining.
Can whites even apply?
That is, the “climate” for blacks at Berkeley.
Most underrepresented groups are “white Christians, Christians, white Republicans, and Republicans.”
Caste Quotas in India Come Under Attack, New York Times
Indians fight back against affirmative action.
The goal is to increase non-white enrollment.
It helps them get racial preferences.
It’s part of the search for diversity.
Microaggression, Macro-Crazy, City Journal
A look inside a faculty “microaggression” seminar at the University of California.