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College & Career Issues: Affirmative Action

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Article Name: Colleges are Finding Ways to Increase Diversity Without Using Affirmative Action
Source: Huffington Post
Author: Tyler Kingkade
Date Published: July 21, 2015
GuidingQuestion: What methods can be used to ensure diversity other than affirmative action?
Grade Level: 12.6

Article Name: Why We Still Need Affirmative Action for African Americans in Colleges
Source: The Washington Post
Author: Valerie Strauss
Date Published: July 3, 2014
GuidingQuestion: Why is affirmative action fair and necessary?
Grade Level: 12.7

Article Name: Race-based Affirmative Action Is Still Needed
Source: The New York Times
Author: F. Michael Higginbotham
Date Published: April 27, 2014
GuidingQuestion: Why is race- based affirmative action still necessary?
Grade Level: 12.4

Article Name: The Painful Truth About Affirmative Action
Source: The Atlantic
Author: Richard Sander and Stuart Taylor Jr.
Date Published: October 2, 2012
GuidingQuestion: How do racial preferences hurt or help minority students?
Grade Level: 12.7

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Article Name: Being Asian American in the Affirmative Action Debate
Source: Huffington Post
Author: Bernadette Lim
Date Published: May 19, 2015
GuidingQuestion: Should Asian Americans be part of affirmative action?
Grade Level: 13.8