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Diverse learning environments clearly offer educational benefits to both minority and majority students, AAAS and seven other scientific societies wrote in a legal brief submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court, which will soon hear a challenge to diversity-recruitment efforts by the University of Texas at Austin.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) expressed concern over proposed Oklahoma legislation that would encourage the state’s public school teachers to question the well-established science behind evolution and global climate change.