+1 (218) 451-4151 info@writersnest.org
Select Page

Newspaper headlines and public forums demand educational reform with growing frequency. Race-sensitive admissions policies are often at the center of these debates. For example, according to the Los Angeles Times on March 21, 2001, the Los Angeles Community College district trustees are scheduled to vote for a resolution to support the University of California’s move to reinstate affirmative action in its admissions policies. This reinstatement has visible student support as seen in the March 15, 2001 rallies at the UC Regent’s meeting in which over 1,000 supporters of affirmative action came out to voice their opinion. This activity closely follows two other perceived victories for affirmative action proponents when two recent court decisions upheld affirmative action admissions policies at the University of Washington and the University of Michigan as reported in The Chronicle of Higher Education on February 16, 2001.
But, the Chronicle report says that opponents of Affirmative Action vow to continue the fight, in part by taking the issue to the Supreme Court. An article in The…
… middle of paper …