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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

From Media Matters: Myths and facts about affirmative action, higher education, and the Constitution

With the Supreme Court scheduled to hear arguments today on affirmative action in higher education, Media Matters for America has an excellent rundown of some of the myths and facts about the topic.

As Media Matters explains:
Affirmative action policies that will come before the Supreme Court in the upcomingFisher v. University of Texas case have long been the target of right-wing misinformation that distorts the benefits of diversity in higher education. Contrary to the conservative narrative in the media, these admissions processes serve important national interests by promoting equal opportunity and are based on long-standing law.

To read the full post click here.

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