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equal opportunity

1) n. a right supposedly guaranteed by both federal and many state laws against any discrimination in employment, education, housing or credit rights due to a person's race, color, sex (or sometimes sexual orientation), religion, national origin, age or handicap. A person who believes he/she has not been granted equal opportunity or has been outright sexually harassed or discriminated against may bring a lawsuit under federal and most state laws, or file a complaint with the federal Equal Opportunity Employment Commission or a state equal opportunity agency. 2) adj. a term applied to employers, lenders and landlords, who advertise that they are "equal opportunity employers," subtly suggesting all others are not, even though they are required by law to be so. (See: affirmative action)

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In this circumstance, and if the experiences of socialist countries and of everyday life are anything to go by, there can be no doubt that even the persons, the states, and the areas concerned would readily appreciate and understand the causes of the residual and irremovable inequalities, more especially as all the citizens of Nigeria, regardless of their birth and place of origin, would continue to enjoy equality of opportunity as we have described it.
Again, how does forcing schools to use the same books achieve the purpose of 'uniformity' and equality of opportunity on the outcome side?
Britain is not a country where we have equality of opportunity. Where you grow up affects your future far too much.
The Equality of Opportunity Project (equality-of-opportunity.org) shares a purpose with the DCI in its mission to "develop scalable policy solutions that will empower families to rise out of poverty and achieve better life outcomes." Its principal research area is U.S.
equality of opportunity" theory, which entails, among other things,
Chapter one lays out the historical origins of Americans' primary concern with equality of opportunity and tolerance towards inequality of outcomes.
The Justice and Development Party (AK Party) government plans to close down the prep schools, which specialize in preparing students for standardized high school and university entrance exams, claiming that they are detrimental to equality of opportunity in education.
In realising how far we have come towards ensuring genuine equality of opportunity between men and women, it also becomes clear how far we still have to go.
The American dream was never about guaranteeing equality of results, but it has always been about ensuring equality of opportunity. Today, our nation is failing to live up to that core American ideal."
Rebel TD Patrick Nulty said there should be "zero" cutbacks to DEIS (Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools), resource teachers and called on the Government to tax the wealthy.
PRINCETON, NJ -- More Americans say it is important that the federal government enact policies that grow the economy and increase equality of opportunity than say the same about reducing the income and wealth gap between the rich and the poor.
The council is opposed to all discrimination and is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all.

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