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The Supreme Court Made College Diversity More Rare, but Action from Local Leaders Can Help

By Learn4Life, SaportaReport

In June of this year, the Supreme Court struck down the use of race as a factor in college admissions. This means that the already difficult goal of diversifying college admissions and enrollment just got harder, but there are paths forward.

While the full consequences of this decision are not yet clear some of the potential implications include: 

  • Reduction of Black and Brown students at selective predominantly white institutions (PWIs)
  • Reduced sense of belonging for Black and Brown students at PWIs
  • Shifting of Black and Brown students to¬†under-matched institutions¬†
  • Policymakers moving to eliminate race in scholarship, aid, summer bridge programs, etc

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