The Associated Press reports that the United States Supreme Court is set to decide on whether skin color can be a factor used when assigning children to public schools. Three years ago, the court decided that universities can in fact use race as an admissions factor, albeit in a limited manner. The way two current cases are decided could potentially have more far-reaching implications than the previous decision. At the core of these cases is the idea of whether school administrators can promote racial diversity without violating the Constitutional protection from discrimination. The court will hear...

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