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Rep. Mullica, Sen. Pettersen: Banning legacy admission preferences at Colorado colleges is a step toward equity

Under-represented minorities, first-generation students, and students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds face numerous obstacles as they attempt to graduate from Colorado higher-education institutions. Consequently, over half of these students enter college and leave with nothing but debt. As former first-generation students ourselves, we understand many of the impediments students face as they navigate the “hidden curriculum” […]