Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Supreme Court: If affirmative action is banned, what happens at colleges?

Christian Science Monitor
Nine states have tried to achieve campus diversity through other means, with mixed results. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court takes up an affirmative action case from the University of Texas at Austin.
By , Staff writer / October 9, 2012

In this Thursday, Sept. 27, photo, students walk through the University of Texas at Austin campus in Austin, Texas. This giant flagship campus - once so slow to integrate - is now awash in color, among the most diverse the country if not the world.
Eric Gay/AP


The Christian Science Monitor
That’s one key question the US Supreme Court may consider as it once again takes up the issue of affirmative action in higher education, in the case of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin on Wednesday. Depending on how the high court rules, it could lead to public colleges and universities across the country dropping the consideration of race in admissions decisions....

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