Monday, October 31, 2016

Minority Enrollment Shrinking As Vote To Ban Affirmative Action Turns Ten

We’re approaching the ten-year anniversary of Michigan’s vote to ban affirmative action within publicly funded institutions.

Proposal 2 — called the “Michigan Civil Rights Initiative” — was passed with 58 percent of the vote in 2006. It was challenged in federal court, but was ultimately upheld and deemed constitutional. In 2008 all of Michigan’s public colleges and universities were required to stop considering race as a factor in their admissions processes.

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