Non-diversity and the spelling bee :: Jeff Jacoby

Is that a problem? Should we be lamenting the lack of diversity in the top ranks of competitive student spellers? Ought Scripps and ESPN (which broadcasts the annual spelling bee) manipulate the rules — the way Harvard, for example, has manipulated its admissions standards — to ensure that more non-Asians make it to the final rounds? . . .

Source: Non-diversity and the spelling bee :: Jeff Jacoby

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“Equality of Opportunity”; not “Equality of Results”!

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