Monday the Supreme Court ruled that Affirmative Action (the acceptance of students to college based on race to promote diversity) will be allowed to continue in college admissions, but under a more strict level of scrutiny. The tough ruling now will require schools in question to prove that there is “no workable race-neutral alternatives” to achieving diversity on a campus. In simple terms, this means Affirmative Action cannot be a primary way to promote diversity at a college, more of a last-try effort when other initiatives and programs fail. Supporters of this newly strict ruling believe that within college admissions, race should be one of the last things considered - not the first.
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