The tiny number of black students offered admission to New York City’s elite public high schools adds pressure on officials to confront the challenge of integrating those schools.
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At the University of Southern California, those linked to the admissions fraud are blocked from registering for classes pending a review, one of many inquiries now underway.
The practice of allowing coaches to recommend athletes for admission helps build competitive teams, but a federal fraud case has prompted some administrators to call for more scrutiny of the process.
Unlike the parents indicted by federal prosecutors last week in the college admissions scandal, these students have followed the rules.
Rick Singer built a national brand appealing to parents’ worries about their children’s college prospects. He said he had the secrets to admission.
The admissions fraud investigation is just the latest in a string of revelations that have eroded trust in what is portrayed as a meritocratic system.
The schools are struggling with debt even as the charity sits on tens of millions.
Across the country, students absorbed the news that their colleges had been implicated in a sweeping admissions fraud investigation.
Once sacrosanct, the SAT and ACT have become optional at hundreds of colleges. Will the admissions bribery scandal make them less relevant?
Exclusive options in public education, like Stuyvesant High School, will never lead the way to a fairer America.
Survey findings are prompting the profession’s leaders to take action to prevent sex discrimination and physical abuse of female economists.
Rudy Meredith spent nearly a quarter-century coaching soccer at Yale. Now he faces wire fraud charges in the college admissions scandal, prosecutors say.
Certain kinds of students — but not the privileged and the wealthy — benefit greatly from a selective university.
Ms. Loughlin, who had been in two Hallmark series, is one of the wealthy parents accused of making payoffs to get their children into elite colleges.
Here’s an overview of what we know so far about what prosecutors have called the “largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice.”
His pioneering research compared civic participation and democracy in five countries. In a parallel career, he headed, and digitized, Harvard’s library.
If the recent cheating scandal makes you want to read more about the college application process, here’s a place to start.
While lawbreaking in the sector is rare, the use of money to oil the gears of the American meritocracy is not.
Playing an instrument can be a rewarding hobby, but if finding the time and a teacher is a challenge, many apps can help get you started.
Dad shows up at your job interview. Mom makes your medical appointments. A recent college bribery scandal is an extreme example of a broader pattern.