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SUPREME COURT -- The lawyer who argued that a diversity plan for public schools in Louisville, Kentucky, was discriminatory says Thursday's ruling by the Supreme Court shows "better race-neutral alternatives" are needed.
In cases affecting how students are assigned to schools in Louisville and Seattle, the court rejected plans in which it said race played too much of a role.
The decision could sink similar plans in hundreds of districts nationwide. The court split five-to-four.
Louisville's mayor calls the ruling disappointing. He says the policies have "broken down racial barriers" in the city's schools for three decades, while providing "a quality education for all students."
But attorney Teddy Gordon, who argued against the plan, says the ruling will force schools to focus on other matters, such as class size.
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