Grutter v. Bollinger

New Review

A university decides not to allow a qualified scholar to enter its institution based on skin and gender—but this case is about a white female? The 2003 Supreme Court case Grutter v. Bollinger lays the foundation for open discussion and analyzation of the Fourteenth Amendment's right to equal protection from racial or gender discrimination. Class members view a short video and then research Justice O'Connor's opinion of the case. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign a reading on the Grutter case as a preview 
  • Invite a local college admissions counselor to discuss how institutions accept students
Classroom Considerations

  • Make sure individuals have audio and video technology if assigning the lesson as homework
Pros

  • Resource includes audio and video aides to differentiate instruction 
  • Contains printable worksheets and materials for classroom use
Cons

  • None