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Biden decries Supreme Court decision on admissions diversity

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Court ruling “effectively ends affirmative action in college admissions”, says president

Universities should remain committed to ensuring they admit students from diverse backgrounds, US president Joe Biden has said following a Supreme Court ruling against affirmative action in admissions.

On 29 June, the court ruled in a case on the legality of Harvard College and the University of North Carolina using applicants’ race as a component in decisions about who should be admitted for study.

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