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Affirmative action now : a guide for students, families, and counselors

Author: James A Beckman
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006.
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Designed for students, parents, and counselors, this work addresses the state of affirmative action in higher education after the landmark decision of Gratz v Bollinger and Grutter v Bollinger.  Read more...

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Beckman, James A.
Affirmative action now.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005033545
(OCoLC)62732547
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James A Beckman
ISBN: 0313081514 9780313081514
OCLC Number: 70208993
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 425 pages)
Contents: How did we get to this point? A brief history of the usage of affirmative action in higher education from the tumultuous civil rights era to Gratz and Grutter in 2003 --
Gratz v. Bollinger and Grutter V. Bollinger : the changing affirmative action analysis --
How colleges and universities revised or eliminated affirmative action programs in the immediate aftermath of the Gratz and Grutter decisions --
What about affirmative action in "percentage plan" states? The unsettled status of affirmative action in higher education in California, Texas, and Florida after Gratz and Grutter --
General advice to students and parents in navigating the maze --
Six steps to completing the compelling application essay --
Consideration of historically black colleges and universities : admittedly a "different world" --
Congratulations : you've been accepted to college, but now need to pay for it : financial aid and student aid in the post-Gratz and Grutter world --
Veterans and affirmative action --
Affirmative action in the coming years.
Responsibility: James A. Beckman.
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