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Trump administration rolls back racial diversity guidelines for colleges

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded an extensive set of guidelines put in place under President Barack Obama that had called on colleges and universities to consider race as a way of promoting diversity. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the 24 documents, many of which gave advice to schools on how to deal with Supreme Court decisions on race and admissions, “were unnecessary, outdated, inconsistent with existing law, or otherwise improper.” It has the effect of bringing the federal…