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Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Case That Could End Use Of Race In College Admissions

• Zero Hedge

The AP reported that SCOTUS had agreed to hear the challenge to the status quo, which could result in the biggest change to the legal framework surrounding college admissions - seen as a key gateway to the meritocratic American dream - since 2003, when Grutter v. Bollinger reasserted that universities may take race into account to create a "racially diverse" student body, to the benefit of all students. But the precedents go back decades, all the way to the 1964 Civil Rights Act.