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How DEI rollbacks at colleges and universities set back learning

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How DEI rollbacks at colleges and universities set back learningDEI programs can foster a stronger sense of belonging among college students from minority groups.

Just four years ago, following the murder of George Floyd, almost every college and university in the U.S. had at least one diversity, equity and inclusion – or DEI – program. Many had existed long before. These programs ranged from DEI-related degrees and professional training to resources for culturally, linguistically and neurologically diverse students. But in the last year and a half in almost every state, 159 institutions have reduced or eliminated these programs.

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