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Trump administration reevaluates affirmative action

According to documents obtained last week by the New York Times, President Trump is poised to redirect Department of Justice resources into investigating universities for discriminatory enrollment practices guided by affirmative action.
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Breaking down the status of affirmative action at UC Berkeley

The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a significant victory to supporters of affirmative action June 23 when it upheld the consideration of race in the admissions policy of the University of Texas at Austin. But the decision won’t impact the university’s admissions policy because California state law supersedes the verdict.
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Supreme Court affirmed inequality

NATIONAL AFFAIRS: The Supreme Court’s decision on a Michigan affirmative action case restricts minority access to higher education.

The Supreme Court dealt a devastating blow to the UC system Tuesday when it upheld a Michigan constitutional amendment that bans affirmative action in college admissions. The 10 UC campuses, which are constrained by a similar ban,  now face even more difficulty improving levels of minority enrollment and creating diverse
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