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Will economic equity detract from racial & ethnic equity in independent schools?

courtesy of the oregonian.org

As I look back on this school year I ask myself, once again, ‘why am I such a proponent of private, independent school education?’ I ask myself that question often as I justify the inherent challenges my family must address or ignore in an effort to acquire distinguished education for our kids. So, what are […]

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Affirmative Action & the Recent Supreme Court Decision, A multicultural perspective

Univ. of Chicago Medical School Graduation 1998, with parents

Elizabeth Pérez Azérad, MD RIISE Multicultural Advisor   No doubt, I am a beneficiary of affirmative action.  Because of my educational journey I have a deep interest in the recent Supreme Court decision upholding Michigan’s ban on affirmative action for use in the college admission process. As a Mexican-American growing up in a largely Anglo-Saxon […]

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