Affirmative action/racial preferences

New Salvos on Affirmative Action

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With referendum approaching, critics release admissions data showing gaps by race at U. of Michigan, which says numbers are distorted.

Minority Gains and Gaps

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Non-white enrollments continue to grow in higher education, but annual data also point to lingering problems in college pipeline.

Affirmative Action for White C+ Guys

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Towson University, facing a gender gap, starts admissions program for those with high SAT scores and lower grades.

Higher Ed's Election Day Showdowns

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Three years after the University of Michigan won approval from the U.S. Supreme Court to use affirmative action (in some forms) in college admissions, voters in Michigan could strip the institution of the right to consider race when admitting students.

Michigan Votes Down Affirmative Action

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Three years after Supreme Court upheld consideration of race by flagship university, voters decide otherwise.

The View From Ground Zero

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A day after state voters endorsed a ban on affirmative action, students and others at Michigan consider impact on the campus.

Still Fighting for Affirmative Action

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U. of Michigan considers legal challenge to referendum -- while others focus on stopping states from adopting similar ballot measures.

New Challenge to Affirmative Action

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Education Department investigates complaint of Asian student rejected by Princeton.

Retreat on Affirmative Action?

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After referendum voted down use of race, U. of Michigan talked about suing. Weeks later, it's talking about carrying out the measure.

Supreme Court Weighs Use of Race in K-12

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Justices grill school lawyers over integration measures but give no indication court plans to revisit Michigan affirmative action decisions.

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