The Case for the New Compelling Government Interest: Improving Educational Outcomes

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Derek W. Black

University of South Carolina - School of Law

Date Written: 2002

Abstract

The article catalogues the growing body of scholarship that demonstrates the significant educational benefits of diversity and integration in higher education and in elementary and secondary schools. The benefits include improved academic achievement, employment opportunities, and civic values. The article also analyzes the legal ramifications of the research and demonstrates it is sufficient to justify, under strict scrutiny, schools taking steps to integrate and diversify their student bodies.

Keywords: integration, diversity, educational benefits

Suggested Citation

Black, Derek W., The Case for the New Compelling Government Interest: Improving Educational Outcomes (2002). North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 80, No. 923, 2002. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2519643

Derek W. Black (Contact Author)

University of South Carolina - School of Law ( email )

Main & Greene Streets
Columbia, SC 29208
United States

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