Sunday, June 6, 2010

Toward a New Affirmative Action

Kahlenberg continues his "jihad" against race-based affirmative action...SJW

The Chronicle of Higher Education
May 30, 2010
By Richard D. Kahlenberg

In 2003 affirmative-action policies in higher education dodged a bullet when a sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court reaffirmed the use of race in admissions at the University of Michigan Law School in Grutter v. Bollinger. But a second bullet is now headed straight toward the heart of race-based preferences. The projectile is not likely to kill affirmative action outright but rather significantly change its nature. In the future, such programs are likely to place much greater emphasis on socioeconomic status and reduce the role of race. Fresh research suggests that this new balance would make eminent sense.

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