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Tag Archives: Racial Preferences in Education
Rep. Mo Brooks hopes we can get beyond race.
That would be the result of basing admissions on “holistic” criteria than test scores.
Madness in Madison, Pope Center
U. of Wisconsin professor lambastes his school’s new “diversity initiative.”
Appeals Panel Upholds Race in Admissions for University, New York Times
Texas race preferences are “narrowly tailored.”
Race in Admissions at the U. of Texas: How We Got Here, and What’s Next, Chronicle of Higher Education
The case might even go back to the Supreme Court.
But young liberals still think affirmative action programs are a good thing.
Latino Lawmakers Move to Reverse Decades of Anti-Immigrant Legislation, Los Angeles Times
Using their growing numbers to promote their interests.
If Affirmative Action Is Doomed, What’s Next?, New York Times
Class-based affirmative action would help poor whites.
Non-whites will test their experiments in near-zero gravity.
The ‘Almost Exclusively White Phenomenon’ of Conservatism, American Thinker
And how immigration guarantees a “constant influx of the ‘disadvantaged’.”
Another “anonymous note.”
Insider’s new book on racial preferences in college admissions.
Professors less likely to write back to LaToya Brown than to Brad Anderson.
Millennials See Themselves as ‘Post-Racial.’ What Does That Mean?, Christian Science Monitor
Half of young whites think they face as much discrimination as non-whites.
Split by Affirmative Action Bill, California Democrats Weigh Next Steps, The Sacramento Bee
Asians out of step with other non-whites on racial preferences.
Getting Into the Ivies, New York Times
Since 1994, the number of places at Harvard filled by Americans has dropped by 27 percent.
What Race Preferences Hide, Townhall
Non-white beneficiaries are often wealthy or mixed-race.
Racial Equality Loses at the Court, New York Times
The court’s majority has “a blinkered view of race.”
Groups React to Supreme Court Decision Upholding Ban on Race-Based Admissions, Christian Science Monitor
“Today’s decision turns back our nation’s commitment to racial equality.”
Amid Affirmative Action Ruling, Some Data on Race and College Enrollment, Wall Street Journal
In 2012 more Hispanic than white high-school graduates went to college.
Supreme Court Upholds Michigan’s Affirmative Action Ban, New York Times
Sotomayor dissents: She wants to correct the “unfortunate effects of centuries of racial discrimination.”
The university forgot to call it “diversity.”
“If it were a good argument, it would be an offensive one to make.”
Race Equity Summit to Address Widening Wealth Gap Between Races, Detroit Free Press
Jeremiah Wright will be speaking.
Son of Ghanaian immigrants is ranked 11th in his graduating class.
Indian universities receive NASA grants to “inspire the next generation of explorers.”
California Affirmative Action Revival Bill Is Dead, Mercury News
Asians kill deal that could have brought back racial preferences.
The district agreed to drop the language after media inquiries.
Are You In?, CollegeBoard
College Board wants more non-whites in AP classes.
Asians Rally Against SCA 5, Call It Revival of Affirmative Action, Pasadena Star-News
Chinese finally waking up to what “affirmative action” really means.
More black self-absorption.
He says the program “goes to the very heart of why I ran for President.”
They want an “exact commitment” to each “demand” on their lefty wish list.
Blacks wanting more blacks on campus is “anti-racist activism.”
The War on Truth, Weekly Standard
The Weekly Standard writes something sensible about diversity.
Thorough analysis of racial preferences completely ignores differences in intelligence.
California legislators are determined to discriminate against whites.
But the President was short on the details.
Zero tolerance policies were meant to shield schools from charges of discrimination.
Tech’s Gender and Race Gap Starts in High School, The Atlantic
Few women, blacks, or Hispanics take the computer science AP exam.
Jesse Jackson’s Futile Feud with Oxbridge, National Review
Jackson says “The absence of blacks diminishes the greatness” of Oxford and Cambridge.
‘White Flight’ Hits Nation’s Law Schools, American Lawyer
Whites seem to be avoiding lower-tier law schools.
Obama Supports Racial Preferences . . . Again, Center for Equal Opportunity
Wants universities to discriminate against whites and Asians.
The Persisting Racial Gap in College Student Graduation Rates, Journal of Blacks in Higher Ed.
There is a 22-point gap between blacks and whites at Division I schools.
Black Student Graduation Rates at High-Ranking Colleges and Universities, Journal of Blacks in Higher Ed.
At a few top schools, blacks have higher graduation rates than whites.
Justice Scalia: 14th Amendment for All, Not ‘Only the Blacks’, Washington Times
The Court seems likely to uphold Michigan’s ban on racial preferences in school admissions.