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Leveling the Playing Field: Justice, Politics, and College Admissions
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Leveling the Playing Field: Justice, Politics, and College Admissions (Paperback)

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Leveling the Playing Field examines the admissions policies of contemporary American colleges and universities in light of the assumption that enhancing the educational opportunities of lower-income and minority students would make American society more just. The book evaluates controversies about such issues as the nature of merit, the missions of universities, affirmative action, the role of standardized tests, legacy preference, early decision, financial aid, the test-prep industry, and athletics.

EducationEducation TheoryHigher & further education, tertiary educationEducationEducation TheoryOrganization & management of educationAdmissions procedures Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 19/03/2004 ISBN-13: 9780742514119  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Robert K. Fullinwider is a senior research scholar at the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy, University of Maryland, College Park. Judith Lichtenberg is associate professor of philosophy and a senior research scholar at the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy, University of Maryland, College Park.

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