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June 28, 2013 at 6:30 AM

U.S. Supreme Court rules on affirmative action, Washington state takes note

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling on affirmative action gave a reprieve to the use of race in higher education enrollment decisions. Justice Anthony Kennedy, writing for the 7-1 majority, underscored the value of diversity but was clear that use of affirmative action to promote diversity and maintain a level playing field had to…

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