Richard Kahlenberg, senior fellow, Century Foundation
Nancy McDuff, associate vice president for admissions and enrollment management, University of Georgia
Hilary Shelton, senior vice president for policy and advocacy, NAACP Washington, DC
In recent years, several states have banned schools from using racial and ethnic preferences. Instead, many have created alternatives to give low-income and working-class students of all races more opportunities to enroll. But those alternatives have fierce critics, on both sides of the debate.