Medical School at Texas Tech to Stop Considering Race in Admissions

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 4/10/2019 | Mike LaChance
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The U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights is requiring Texas Tech University’s medical school to stop considering race in admissions. The move marks an escalation of the Trump administration’s moves against colleges’ affirmative action policies.

The move is based on past Supreme Court decisions, not the current lawsuit against Harvard University, which critics of affirmative action hope will be a vehicle to limit the ability of colleges to consider race in admissions.

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In the OCR agreement with Texas Tech, the government states that the medical school could resume consideration of race in admissions if it provides a “reasoned, principled...
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