Academies believe admission change won't hurt minorities

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http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/lo...2may12,0,6451583.story?coll=bal-local-arundel

The Defense Department has proposed eliminating a written policy that gives "primary consideration" to women and minorities for admission to preparatory schools affiliated with the nation's service academies.

But the change may have little effect, defense officials and Naval Academy alumni say, because those institutions have established what they believe is a legal way to give consideration to race and ethnicity in admitting applicants....
 
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