June 28, 2007
by Jeannie Shawl
The US Supreme Court handed down decisions in the last three cases of its 2006 Term Thursday, including the consolidated cases of Meredith v. Jefferson County Board of Education and Parents Involved v. Seattle School District, where the Court struck down public school consideration of race when ...[read more]
December 4, 2006
by Joe Shaulis
The US Supreme Court heard two hours of oral arguments Monday in Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1, 05-908, and Meredith v. Jefferson County Board of Education, 05-915. Both cases present the question of whether the court's 2003 decisions in affirmative act... ...[read more]
June 5, 2006
by Jaime Jansen
The US Supreme Court on Monday granted certiorari in a case that will decide how much public schools can consider race in public school admissions assignments. The Court will hear appeals in Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District, and Meredith v. Jefferson County Board ...[read more]
October 20, 2005
by Steve Massed
Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, October 20, 2005. Excerpt:We conclude that the District has a compelling interest in securing the educational and social benefits of racial (and ethnic) diversity, and in ameliorating ...[read more]
October 20, 2005
by Greg Sampson
In a 7-4 decision issued on Thursday, a full panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld the Seattle school district's use of race in its high school admissions policy. The policy allows high school students to choose their preferred school. If there is insufficient space at on... ...[read more]

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