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Critical Faculties

The case for class-based affirmative action

By Christopher Shea
May 8, 2005

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ELITE COLLEGES OFTEN trumpet their efforts to recruit low-income students -- the trips to the inner-city schools, the special summer programs, the generous aid packages. Last year, Harvard made headlines when it announced that families earning less than $40,000 would no longer have to contribute any money toward their children's education. This March, after student protests, Yale announced that it ... (Full article: 917 words)

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