"It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to." - W. C. Fields
AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.
Anyway, what I would like you to understand is that once you get to 3.5, schools are largely satified. The public often mistakenly thinks these grades mean more to us than they do. Other than as a bulk cut off, to lower the numbers we have to look at, they mean very little.
Private is often seen as separate. There is some reluctance to tell a private agency what can and can't be the critieria. But there is often civil remdies.
No Lives Matter
That's nonsense. If, and I say IF, the standards are being lowered overall, it has nothing to do with AA or race. On this you need to do a little more research.
But it says something entirely different. And it's dated. Michigan lost. This means Michigan can't do what it was doing. They were breaking the law.One is from the NY Times, The one from the guide lists it sources and the last is from Stanford University.
That's OK you can ignore the facts, but we know the truth.
But the issue in the NYT was whether diversity, which is different from AA, is overrated.
From the article:
One of the most comprehensive studies ever undertaken of diversity in higher education indicates that this contention is at least questionable.
It does not address AA and the law. It is really a different issue.