In this The Atlantic article, Emily DeRuy talks about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision of upholding affirmative action. She also mentions CEW’s findings that when average students attend the country’s best colleges, their rate of graduation goes up by 26 percent.
In this Diverse Issues in Higher Education article, Jamaal Abdul-Alim, Catherine Morris, and Jamal Watson mention the Supreme Court’s decision of upholding the use of race-conscious affirmative action in college admissions. They also quote Anthony Carnevale that, “we’re holding qualified students back, particularly minorities, saying they can’t succeed when in reality, they indeed can.”
This Inside Higher Ed article talks about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on how colleges and universities may consider race and ethnicity in admissions decisions. It also mentions CEW’s new analysis, saying that “average” students have a better chance of graduating from selective colleges than open-admissions institutions.
In this Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s article, Maureen Downey talks about our new analysis, which finds placing average students in the nation’s best colleges and universities will increase their rate of graduation by 26 percent.