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Tomorrow, the US Supreme Court will take another look at making race and ethnicity part of admissions to elite public colleges and universities.

Does Affirmative Action Have a Future?

Tomorrow, the US Supreme Court will take another look at making race and ethnicity part of admissions to elite public colleges and universities.

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A judge in Los Angeles made national headlines last week when  he ruled  that tenure and seniority rules protect bad teachers and make them almost impossible to fire.

Do Public School Teachers Deserve Failing Grades?

A judge in Los Angeles made national headlines last week when he ruled that tenure and seniority rules protect bad teachers and make them almost impossible to fire.

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In the  Grutter case  almost 10 years ago, a divided US Supreme Court rejected racial quotas in college admissions.

Affirmative Action in College Admissions and the US Supreme Court

In the Grutter case almost 10 years ago, a divided US Supreme Court rejected racial quotas in college admissions.

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