Scant Proof of Benefits for Groups Attributed to Diversity

The United States Commission on Civil Rights has issued a stunning report, coming after decades of wasting countless millions on busing children away from neighborhood schools, destruction of (mostly urban) school systems, and consistent parental opposition to racial jiggering of public education systems. And of course, Chairman Reynolds' is right to underscore "the moral costs of government's use of racial classifications." The study was limited to elementary and secondary education. One wonders if by some miracle the results would be different at the college level. I rather doubt it. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Less than one week before the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral argument in two significant cases involving the use of racial benefits to reduce minority isolation in elementary and secondary education, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights today issued an important briefing report on The Benefits of Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Elementary and Secondary Education. The...(Read Full Post)