Well, the "beauty bias" is both positive and negative; positive for the good-looking people of the world, negative for those who are less attractive. Studies have shown that if two people are interviewed for the same job, even if the unattractive person has better qualifications and more experience, the "prettier" candidate often gets the job instead. So if you happen to be average-looking, you often have to work harder to prove yourself and get ahead than the beautiful people of the world.
"Level the playing field" means to give everyone an equal chance or opportunity.
Government funding of poorer, urban schools levels the playing field for inner-city children. They have access to the same technology and educational materials as the wealthier suburban students.
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