In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 28, 2007, against two districts' plans that used race as a factor in assigning K-12 students to schools but allowed for some consideration of race in admissions. The court said integration plans in the Seattle and Jefferson County, Ky., districts violated the equal-protection clause of the 14th Amendment.
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Below is a selection of Education Week's coverage of the court's decision.
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