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What is going on with affirmative action?

Question: What is going on with affirmative action?

There is a big furor going on in higher education circles because of the courts ruling that affirmative action is unlawful. In a nutshell, affirmative action involves colleges and universities giving special admission consideration to certain minority applicants. Sometimes, affirmative action can also involve the awarding of scholarship or financial aid funds. That, too has been ruled illegal.

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