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Affirmative action in Sao Paulo

VU International News and Reviews No. 01 March 11 2013

March 2013

Simon Schwartzman write in Insige HigherEd of January 6:
In August 2012 the Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, signed a bill making it mandatory for all federal universities in Brazil to reserve 50% of the places in each degree program for students coming from public schools according to their family incomes and their ethnic profile (self-declared descendants of blacks and Brazilian natives), and giving them four years to implement the programs.

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