Published Online: August 8, 2006
Published in Print: August 9, 2006, as No Rehearing for Race Case

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No Rehearing for Race Case

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The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request by a group of parents to reopen their challenge to the Lynn, Mass., school district’s student-assignment plan, which promotes diversity by using race as a secondary factor to assign students to schools. The high court declined in December to review a federal appeals court ruling upholding the plan. The parents asked for a rehearing after the justices agreed in June to consider two challenges to race-conscious student-assignment plans in the Seattle and Jefferson County, Ky., school districts in the term that begins Oct. 2.

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