Race in college admissions is back in front of the Supreme Court. Here's what to know
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court will begin hearing two cases – one involving Harvard University, and the other the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – challenging the constitutionality of race-conscious admissions policies.
In the Harvard case, the court will consider whether the school discriminated against Asian American students in the admissions process. With UNC, the court will consider whether the school is using race-conscious admissions in a limited enough manner.
Race in admissions has been the subject of plenty of lawsuits – including at the Supreme Court...