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Harvard study on affirmative action alternative

[JURIST] The Civil Rights Project at Harvard University has released a study [executive summary] indicating that "percent plans" - affirmative action alternatives based on admitting a certain percent of the highest performing graduates of each high school to public universities in a state - are rarely successful in maintaining racially/ethnically diverse campuses.

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