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India Presents Example for Affirmative Action in Higher Ed



by Dennis Epple and Lowell Taylor

Affirmative action within higher education admissions naturally generates controversy because preferential admission granted to one student results in the exclusion of another.

There is also the question of whether affirmative action may actually harm, rather than help, the supposed beneficiaries – creating a “mismatch” by prompting students to attend selective colleges for which they are inadequately prepared.

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