Black students opting for Ivy League Schools

Townes, Glenn
February 2007
New York Amsterdam News;2/22/2007, Vol. 98 Issue 9, p39
The article focuses on a study, conducted by the "Journal of Blacks in Higher Education," which reports that increasing number of African American students are entering Ivy League colleges and universities in the U.S. The study shows that the number of first-year African American students for the 2005-2006 academic year at Ivy League schools, such as Princeton and Yale, has increased by 10%. It is suggested that this trend is significant for the higher education of African Americans.


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