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Supreme Court finds that Michigan voters had the right to bar public colleges from considering the use of race in admissions.

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December 1, 2006
Petitions and planned protests object to an admissions change that might attract applicants and a higher U.S. News ranking.
November 28, 2006
After referendum voted down use of race, U. of Michigan talked about suing. Weeks later, it's talking about carrying out the measure.
November 21, 2006
Study gives 32 universities grades of D or F on enrolling and educating minority and needy students -- but some doubt its premises.
November 20, 2006
Michigan's abolition of affirmative action doesn't end colleges' responsibility to promote diversity; it only changes the tactics, writes Russell Olwell.
November 14, 2006
Education Department investigates complaint of Asian student rejected by Princeton.
November 14, 2006
Loss of control. Anxiety. Questioning of purpose. Rejection. Reviewers of college applications seem to have much in common with applicants.
November 13, 2006
College Board admits test-prep can boost writing scores, suggests complaints about test length will get no relief.
November 10, 2006
Investigative article in Washington Post suggests university is admitting and coddling underachieving students.
November 9, 2006
Strapped for cash to pay for faculty and constrained by lawmakers from raising tuition, president of U. of Florida devises a $1,000 academic “charge.”
November 9, 2006
U. of Michigan considers legal challenge to referendum -- while others focus on stopping states from adopting similar ballot measures.

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