Job recruiter Nickole A. James (R) speaks with job seeking students during a career job fair at American University in Washington (REUTERS/Jose Luis Magana).
What Should the Supreme Court Do About Affirmative Action?
May 20, 2013,
Affirmative action in education has returned to the Supreme Court docket, renewing assessments of whether affirmative action is constitutional, fair and effective in its goals. Henry Aaron offers a review of affirmative action's history in court and delivers thorough analysis of the social science research debating whether or not preferential admissions in higher education achieves its goals.