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Posted on 05 June 2013    

 blah blah.... Opponents of race-based affirmative action in college admissions urge that colleges use a different tool to encourage diversity: giving a leg up to poor students. But many educators see real limits to how eager colleges are to enroll more poor students, no matter how qualified — and the reason is money.
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Literature given out at a Pico Rivera, Calif., high school as part of an outreach

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Posted on 15 June 2013    

Some states have already banned affirmative action, including California, Florida, Michigan and Washington, and in each of them, the selective public universities stepped up their efforts to recruit disadvantaged students, hoping to enroll more black, Hispanic and American Indian students in the process.

Opponents of race-conscious admissions say they expect similar moves across the country if the Supreme Court strikes down affirmative action.

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