Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Contra Costa Times Your Turn: Removing race-based considerations does little to improve complex issue

Contra Costa Times
By Patrick Mattimore
Contra Costa Times Your Turn
Posted: 04/07/2012 04:00:00 PM PDT
April 8, 2012 12:30 AM GMTUpdated: 04/07/2012 05:30:03 PM PDT

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide an affirmative action case from the University of Texas this fall. The court is considering whether to overturn or significantly modify earlier decisions that permit public universities to consider race as one factor in an applicant's favor.

While the issue of racial preferences has been a hot-button topic in the United States for many years, America is by no means alone in grappling with how best to come to terms with the affirmative action issue.

Full Story: http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_20343201/contra-costa-times-your-turn-removing-race-based

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