Affirmative action/racial preferences

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.

Rough Ride for Law School Accreditor

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ABA panned by Education Department panel, but its diversity standard survives.

Proxies for Race

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Wayne State law professors will vote on new admissions approach after Michigan nixed affirmative action. Are they being creative or evasive?

A Not So Merry Christmas

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Conservative magazine at Tufts draws fire for publishing a satirical Christmas carol poking fun at affirmative action and black students.


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