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New Center for Equal Opportunity Studies Released Today


The studies document the heavy weight the University of Arizona and Arizona State give to race and ethnicity. Here’s the press release, which links to the studies themselves.

For you statistical aficionados, the “odds ratio” — the odds by which the school’s policies favor blacks over whites — at Arizona State is 1,115:1, the worst CEO has ever found. All the more reason for Arizonans to resolve not to give up on an Arizona Civil Rights Initiative (kept off the ballot this go-round at the eleventh hour), which would ban state preferences in education, employment, and contracting


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