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Tag Archives: University of California
California’s SCA5 looks to Bring Back Race Preferences in Public Education
When my brother in-law told me how his fellow Asian realtors were upset about a proposed law to limit Asian enrollment in California colleges, I was initially skeptical. A law to put a cap on Asian students? But after looking … Continue reading
Posted in Discrimination, Education Tagged Affirmative Action, college admissions, Proposition 209, SCA5, University of California 9 Comments
How White Views on “Meritocracy” Change After Learning About Asian American Student Success
Any discussion about caps on Asian American college enrollment needs to be accompanied by definition what criteria should be used for admissions. University of Miami sociology professor Frank L. Samson found that white Californians that he surveyed strongly supported … Continue reading
Posted in Discrimination, Education Tagged college admissions, Frank L. Samson, University of California 57 Comments
UC Admissions Policy Change and Asian-Americans: Controversy over Simulations
“Dad, I have to sign up for the SAT II tests!” The Daughter was annoyed that she still had to take the SAT subjects tests (formerly known as the SAT II tests), as the University of California’s elimination of the … Continue reading
KQED Radio Forum: Do Universities Discriminate Against Asian-Americans?
KQED Radio recently had a forum on whether Universities discriminate against Asian-Americans. The forum had people on different sides of the debate, including: Angela Suh Um, founder and chief consultant with the Boston Academic Consulting Group and former employee in … Continue reading
Posted in Current Events, Discrimination, Education Tagged college admissions, diversity, University of California 3 Comments