Despite Integration Minorities Are Still More Likely To Attend Schools With Their Own Kind: Report

July 1999
Jet;07/05/99, Vol. 96 Issue 5, p22
Discusses a Harvard University report that says most students attend schools dominated by those of their own race and income level despite efforts to integrate minorities.


Related Articles

  • Diversity fades on campus. Simpson, Michael D. // NEA Today;Feb98, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p25 

    Focuses on the effects of legal assaults on the affirmative action in student admission policies of colleges in United States. Arguments of affirmative action supporters on the admission policies of colleges; Popular court cases about the issue.

  • How Universities Are Keeping Diversity on Campus. Rhone, Nedra // Crisis (15591573);May/Jun2006, Vol. 113 Issue 3, p10 

    The article looks at how colleges and universities in the U.S. respond to pressure from the government by changing its policy to maintain diversity in higher education. The changes have set off debate on exactly what constitutes diversity and how campuses will continue to attract minority...

  • A Two-Pronged Attack on Standardized Tests Is Needed. Malveaux, Julianne // Black Issues in Higher Education;7/8/1999, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p73 

    Assesses the importance of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) in college admission in the United States. Analysis of SAT results; Impact of the test on minority students.

  • THE TOP 100: INTERPRETING THE DATA. Borden, Victor M. H. // Black Issues in Higher Education;06/07/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p40 

    Presents an analysis of the data on institutions that have minority degree holders in the United States. Explanation on the two notable differences in the data; Comparison of historically Black colleges and universities with traditionally White institutions; Top academic disciplines among students.

  • Legacies of Injustice. Dalmia, Shikha // Reason;Feb2008, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p32 

    The article focuses on the issue of inequality on admission processes of elite universities in the U.S. The author cites race as among the factors in college admission and states that nearly selective public and private college gives a sizeable edge to underrepresented minorities. Daniel Golden,...

  • Debunking Myths About Applying to Medical School Could Help Attract More Hispanics. Gilroy, Marilyn // Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine;1/9/2012, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p28 

    The article suggests that debunking myths about applying to medical schools could help attract more Hispanics and other minorities. Data shows the rising number of minorities enrolling in medical schools in 2009-11. Common myths about the medical admissions process are discussed including the...

  • The Influence of Summer Research Experiences on Community College Students' Efficacy and Pursuit of a Bachelor's Degree in Science and Engineering. Artis, Sharnnia; Amelink, Catherine T. // Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition;2014, p1 

    Community colleges can serve as a means to increase diversity among bachelor's degree earners in engineering given the proportional representation of African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, and females among community college students. However, improving the matriculation and transfer of...

  • Texas hunts for ways to foster diversity. Walker, Sam // Christian Science Monitor;6/12/97, Vol. 89 Issue 138, p4 

    Focuses on the debate surrounding affirmative action in higher education in the United States, with reference to Cheryl Hopwood, who filed a lawsuit against the University of Texas after her application to the university was denied in 1992. Efforts of legislators to tighten scholarship...

  • ACE Report Cites Enrollment Gains, Retention Problems. Hayes, Dianne // Diverse: Issues in Higher Education;11/16/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 20, p21 

    The article provides information on an American Council on Education report on the status of minorities in higher education in the U.S. According to the report, the college enrollment of Hispanic students jumped nearly 70 percent between 1993-2003, while the number of African Americans earning...

  • Confusion Surrounds Affirmative Action. Bradley, Gwendolyn // Academe;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p15 

    Reports that an opinion in the Grutter versus Regents of the University of Michigan case has added confusion surrounding the legality of affirmative action in higher education. Highlights of the case; How the university admits students; Position of the United States Supreme Court on the case.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics