The U.S. Supreme Court today rejected two school diversity plans that consider students’ race in making school assignments.

But the court, in decisions affecting Louisville, Ky. and Seattle, left the door open to using race in limited circumstances.

The assignment plan in Evanston’s School District 65 is among hundreds nationwide that could be affected by the decision.

More on the decision from the Associated Press via the New York Times and Yahoo.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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