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Study: Admissions Policies that Consider Grades and Test Scores in Context of Available Opportunities

Indicators of high school grades and standardized test scores that take into account the levels of school, neighborhood, and family resources available to students are strongly associated with those students’ success in college, according to new research published in AERA OpenRead more

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Contextualizing grades could help diversify college admissions
Higher Ed Dive, September 22, 2023

What Should We Really Make of Book Bans?
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Leslie Fenwick to Examine the Unfulfilled Promise of Brown in the 20th Annual Brown Lecture on October 19
In her Brown Lecture on October 19, Leslie T. Fenwick, professor and dean emerita at Howard University and dean-in-residence at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, will explore the untold story of how the implementation of Brown has maintained segregationists’ control over the nation’s public schools, to the detriment of all students, especially Black students. Read more
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