Washington, D.C., August 22, 2006-- The Competitive Enterprise Institute has filed an amicus brief in support of a challenge to a Seattle school district's race-based student assignment plan. In Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1, the school district argues its decision to use race is entitled to deference, a presumption of correctness before the law. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed.

"CEI argues that the district isn't entitled to deference, because, among other reasons, the district made false and offensive statements on its website regarding racial matters, statements that also contradict...

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