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Why Bill and Melinda Gates put 20,000 students through college

April 30, 2018View for printing

Now universities around the country are forming a new, color-blind, Affirmative Action, aiming to close the gap between rich and poor

The Gates program looked for good students but not necessarily the top of their class. The results have been remarkable. Nearly 90 percent of the Gates Scholars have earned a degree and that's life-changing because, on average, graduates earn a million dollars more in their lifetimes.

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