Colleges scrutinize race-based financial aid after affirmative action ruling

From The Washington Post: “Karen McCarthy, vice president of public policy and federal relations at the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, said school officials are asking questions such as, ‘What are the gray areas? How do we advance diversity and equity considerations but still be compliant with this decision and the law?’… But some legal scholars said the implication for financial aid, even though the SC cases were focused on admissions, is clear. ‘Race-based scholarships are not going to be allowed,’ said Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the University of California at Berkeley’s law school. ‘In states that have eliminated affirmative action already, they have also eliminated race-based scholarships.’”

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