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Are Current Policy Changes Closing the Door to College for Students of Color?

New scholarly analyses of present and proposed policy changes.

What
  • policy briefing
When Sep 25, 2018
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Where Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room G11, 120 Constitution Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002
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AGENDA

 

10:30-10:34  Welcome & Introduction

Gary Orfield, Professor/Co-Director, UCLA Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles

 

10:35-11:14  Major findings from new research (7 mins. each)

10:35-10:42

OiYan Poon, Asst. Professor/Director, Center for Racial Justice in Education and Research, Colorado State University (Co-author Liliana Garces, University of Texas at Austin)

Asian Americans and Race-Conscious Admission: Understanding the Conservative Opposition’s Strategy of Misinformation and Racial Division

 

10:43-10:50

Andrés Castro Samayoa, Asst. Professor, Boston College

Minority Serving Institutions under Trump’s Presidency: Considerations for Current Policies and Future Actions

 

10:51-10:58

Brian PusserAssoc. Professor, University of Virginia (Co-author Matt Ericson, UVA)

The Impact of the PROSPER Act on Underrepresented Students in For-profit Colleges

 

10:59-11:06

Erin Corbett, Senior Analyst, Institute for Higher Education Policy (Co-author Julie Ajinkya, IHEP)

In Consideration of Reinstating Pell for Incarcerated Students

 

11:07-11:14

Nick Hillman, Assoc. Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

How Accountability Can Increase Racial Inequality: The Case of Federal Risk-Sharing

 

11:15-11:22  Commentator on new research

 

11:23-11:57  Q&A

 

11:58-12:00  Summary: Gary Orfield


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