05 December 2011

Other criteria... you know... like merit

The guidelines focus on the wiggle room in the court decisions involving the University of Michigan, suggesting that institutions use other criteria — students’ socioeconomic profiles, residential instability, the hardships they have overcome — that are often proxies for race.

Schools could even grant preferences to students from certain schools selected for, among other things, their racial composition, the new document says.
Perhaps the only question still on the table is... is the Obama Whitehouse going far enough?
"Why shouldn't York University accommodate Ashif Jaffer?" The word "accommodate" seems to have acquired the same status as "love," "tolerance" and "peace" -- things that are always good and desirable.

Canada is a just society, after all.


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