February 9, 2021
The Department of Justice has dropped its lawsuit against Yale University, which alleged that the school is in ongoing violation of civil rights law in its undergraduate admissions.
November 25, 2020
Even in this rollercoaster of a year, there is still much for which we may be thankful. Here are our top five encouraging higher ed developments from 2020.
November 17, 2020
The First Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of Harvard's admissions practices, claiming that there is "no error" in them.
When you spell out what "affirmative action" actually entails, Americans of every stripe vote against it. Race and sex preferences only pass when lawmakers obfuscate their true meaning.
November 10, 2020
How could a state like California, one that is thought to be so progressive, reject an “affirmative action” measure like Prop. 16 by such a wide margin?
October 9, 2020
In August, Yale College was warned that it must make changes to its racially discriminatory admissions practices. It failed to do so and now faces a federal lawsuit.
August 18, 2020
The Department of Justice has found that Yale illegally discriminates based on race in undergraduate admissions, most often to the detriment of white and Asian applicants.
August 14, 2020
After a two year long investigation, the DOJ found that Yale University discriminates against undergraduate applicants based on race and is therefore in violation of Title VI.
July 21, 2020
Proposition 209 helps the very groups it was accused of hurting, a fact now proven by over twenty years of data. Merit, not state-sanctioned racial discimination, promotes equity.
July 16, 2020
This study, originally published in 2008 and updated in 2020, examines the effects of Proposition 209 on racial and gender diversity in California higher education over a 20 year span.