Richard Kahlenberg: Washington policy Quixote
A heartwarming tale of a Washington policy Quixote.
Even more confusion ahead!
The last time the Supreme Court took a crack at affirmative action was ten years ago, in Gratz v. Bollinger and Grutter v. Bollinger. Grutter and Gratz left a trail of confused logic and irrelevancy.
The U.S. military needs affirmative action now more than ever
By not striking down the University of Texas’s affirmative action program on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court seemed to preserve some legal room for using racial and gender preferences to create diversity in public education.
Lawyers from left and right pick apart the court's non-ruling in the Fisher case (and each other, too).
Two major cases being considered by the Supreme Court are weighing the issue.
We risk replacing one illusion of diversity with another.