open admission

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But New Schools for New Orleans CEO Patrick Dobard said presenting Einstein as anything other than an open admissions school network is a false equivalence. Wilborn P. Nobles Iii, NOLA.com, "Charter schools battle OPSB over buses as students struggle to get to class," 2 Mar. 2018 The May 11 ceremony, also scheduled to take place at the PMAC, will begin at 9 a.m. and will be open admissions. Wilborn P. Nobles Iii, NOLA.com, "Steve Scalise will deliver LSU, LSU Law commencement addresses," 24 Apr. 2018 But more important, according to IPEDS, the 20 HBCUs with the lowest graduation rates collectively enroll 70 percent-Pell Grant-eligible students (read: low-income students), and most are open admissions. Ivory A. Toldson, The Root, "Low Graduation Rates Aren’t an HBCU Thing," 31 Jan. 2018

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1900, in the meaning defined above

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