Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action shows diversity still matters
Today’s 7-1 Supreme Court decision on diversity in the University of Texas admissions program reaffirms the crucial role that diversity plays in the strength of America – even while requiring the university to again jump through hoops to prove the validity of its admissions program.
All students – no matter where they live, or what their race or social status – benefit from a diverse educational environment where they learn from the life experiences of their classmates, and can carry these experiences with them through their lives.
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This article was originally published in The Christian Science Monitor.
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