• How Undoing Affirmative Action Hurts America's Colleges

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced plans to revoke guidelines that encourage considering race in the college admissions process as a way of promoting diversity, putting American education right back to the 1950s.
    This latest scheme, at least partly guided by an irrational desire to undo any policy advanced by the Barack Obama administration and pandering to a white nationalist base, alleges that the existing guidelines are "unnecessary, outdated, inconsistent with existing law, or otherwise improper." However, claims of overreach don't match the data. Since 1980, whites and...
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