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www.wmfd.com - Affirmative action and college admissions were back before the Supreme Court Tuesday. The high court is considering a case from Michigan, challenging the state's voter-approved ban on using racial and gener preferences in deciding who gets into college. Just a few months ago, the court ruled the University of Texas could continue using racial criteria in admissions. But justices made it much harder for institutions to justify affirmative action policies. }}" />

   
 
 
Affirmative Action, College Admissions Before Supreme Court

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  Original Published: 10/16/2013Affirmative action and college admissions are back before the Supreme Court Tuesday. The high court is considering a case from Michigan, challenging the state's voter-approved ban on using racial and gener preferences in deciding who gets into college. Just a few months ago, the court ruled the University of Texas could continue using racial criteria in admissions. But justices made it much harder for institutions to justify affirmative action policies.
   
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