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Abigail Fisher Lost, but Challenges to Affirmative Action Arent Over It was a case intended to be a wrecking ball for affirmative action in college admissions. The opinion, authored by Justice Anthony Kennedy, supports diversity as a critically important mission in higher education while closing off many of the doors that
Yahoo! News | Jun 23, 2016 11:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Principal of Boys and Girls High School Will Leave, Ending Experiment Michael Wiltshire, who for two years simultaneously led the school and another in Brooklyn, will step down from his post at Boys and Girls next month.
New York Times | Jun 23, 2016 11:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A Victory For Affirmative Action, And For Many Colleges A Sigh Of Relief By a 4-3 vote, the Supreme Court has upheld the use of race in admissions at the University of Texas at Austin. Much of higher education welcomed the decision.
NPR.org | Jun 23, 2016 9:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A View from the Field: Building Comprehensive ESSA Stakeholder Engagement The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which replaced No Child Left Behind and reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, presents an opportunity to continue making progress towards educational equity and excellence for all. For the
ED.gov | Jun 23, 2016 8:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action In College Admissions The Supreme Court upheld affirmative action in college admissions Thursday in a 4-3 ruling on the University of Texas' use of race as a factor in a program to increase diversity in the student body.
NPR.org | Jun 23, 2016 8:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
University Of Texas At Austin President Reacts To Affirmative Action Ruling NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Gregory Fenves, the president of the University of Texas at Austin, the school at the center of Thursday's Supreme Court ruling about affirmative action.
NPR.org | Jun 23, 2016 8:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Education Department Announces School Improvement Grants for 16 States The U.S. Department of Education announced today that 16 states will receive more than $113 million in grants to continue efforts to turn around our nation's persistently lowest-achieving schools through awards from the Department's School Improvement Gra
ED.gov | Jun 23, 2016 8:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Supreme Court Decision on Affirmative Action Cheered by College Admissions Experts After the Supreme Court upheld a University of Texas admission plan that considers factors like race and diversity, college officials praised the decision.
New York Times | Jun 23, 2016 7:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Op-Ed Contributor: The Supreme Court Has Upheld Affirmative Action. So Let's Dump Mismatch Theory. Now that Texas' plan has been upheld, we should finally move on from the idea that such policies harm minority students.
New York Times | Jun 23, 2016 7:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The Learning Network: Take the Learning Network Survey. Tell Us What You Think. Before you pack up and head out to wherever this summer will be taking you, we'd be grateful if you'd take a few minutes and fill out our survey.
New York Times | Jun 23, 2016 6:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend