Law & Courts High Court Showdown Looms on Race-Based Admissions
A dispute involving admissions policies at the University of Texas at Austin is up for arguments before the Supreme Court once again, and K-12 groups are weighing its implications carefully.
College & Workforce Readiness Union Fees, Affirmative Action on High Court's 2015-16 Docket
Cases before the U.S. Supreme Court this term may reach into teachers' paychecks, union treasuries, and college admissions offices.
College & Workforce Readiness Michigan Affirmative-Action Ruling May Have Modest K-12 Effect
The U.S. Supreme Court upholds a Michigan initiative barring race-based preferences in admissions at the state’s universities, but no one opinion commanded a majority.
Education Funding Education-Related Cases Part of High Court Workload
The U.S. Supreme Court turned away several education appeals and heard arguments in other cases watched by school groups as its 2013-14 term opened.
Law & Courts Affirmative-Action Ruling Could Complicate Diversity Efforts
While the Supreme Court decision leaves the door open to race-based admissions, it could make it harder for schools to justify racial preferences in court.
Equity & Diversity Affirmative Action Case Up for Airing at High Court
K-12 programs could be affected by the outcome of a case on race-based college admissions coming up for argument at the U.S. Supreme Court.
Law & Courts Guidance on Race-Based Factors Gets Polarized Response
Civil rights advocates and affirmative action opponents are split on the Obama administration's view of race-conscious policies in education.