Calif. increases outreach to diversify student body

In the years since California abolished affirmative action, public universities have been working closely with low-performing schools and troubled neighborhoods to increase racial and economic diversity among their student bodies. The outreach is not cheap, however, costing the University of California, Irvine, more than $7 million a year, and officials say it's hard to measure success. "We've worked very hard to widen the pipeline, and there is still an enormous need to do more," said University of California system President Mark G. Yudof.

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