Tag: Dominique J. Baker

  • Admissions as a Game of Chance? New Research Says Lotteries Could Decrease Diversity

    Admissions as a Game of Chance? New Research Says Lotteries Could Decrease Diversity

    The college-admissions process leads to many inequitable outcomes, but turning it into a giant game of chance might make things worse. That’s according to a new study of the feasibility of admissions lotteries published on Wednesday in Educational Researcher, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association. Selective institutions, two prominent researchers found, could […]