Obama on Affirmative Action in Higher Ed

November 6, 2014 at 7:48 am Leave a comment

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In an interview in The New Yorker, President Obama expressed support for affirmative action in higher education, and questioned how precisely a Supreme Court deadline for phasing out the consideration of race should be viewed. The article looks broadly at President Obama’s influence on the federal court system, and touches on affirmative action toward the end of the piece. In a landmark Supreme Court decision upholding the right of public colleges to, under certain circumstances, consider race in admissions, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor suggested Click here to read more https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2014/10/23/obama-affirmative-action-higher-ed

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