04.10.19

Texas Tech Medical School to End Use of Race in Admissions

Source: NPR

Texas Tech University’s medical school has agreed to end its consideration of race in selecting candidates for admission, an outcome actively sought by the Trump administration. The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center submitted to pressure from the Education Department’s Office on Civil Rights, which had conducted a 14-year probe into the use of affirmative action in admission policies at the medical school. The agreement is the first reached by the administration and a school to stop using race as an admissions factor.

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