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William “Rick” Singer, the mastermind behind the college admissions scandal, was sentenced to 42 months in prison on Wednesday.
William “Rick” Singer, the mastermind behind the college admissions scandal, was sentenced to 42 months in prison on Wednesday.
 
The Supreme Court is in the midst of hearing two cases which could enable them to roll back affirmative action colleges and universities use for admissions.
The Supreme Court is in the midst of hearing two cases which could enable them to roll back affirmative action colleges and universities use for admissions.
 
Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, discusses the UNC-Chapel Hill admissions lawsuit at the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, discusses the UNC-Chapel Hill admissions lawsuit at the U.S. Supreme Court.
 
"I believe blacks can achieve in every avenue of American life without the meddling of university administrators."
"I believe blacks can achieve in every avenue of American life without the meddling of university administrators."
 
There is an answer, if progressives can bring themselves to give it.
 
Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, discusses the U.S. Supreme Court’s upcoming oral arguments in cases targeting race-based admissions policies at Harvard and UNC-Chapel Hill.
Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, discusses the U.S. Supreme Court’s upcoming oral arguments in cases targeting race-based admissions policies at Harvard and UNC-Chapel Hill.
 
A report from last Monday’s oral arguments on racial admissions preferences.
A report from last Monday’s oral arguments on racial admissions preferences.
 
On October 31, I listened to five hours of oral argument at the U.S. Supreme Court in SFFA v. UNC and SFFA v Harvard. Since I doubt many readers had the patience to do that, I’m sharing some of the highlights here.
On October 31, I listened to five hours of oral argument at the U.S. Supreme Court in SFFA v. UNC and SFFA v Harvard. Since I doubt many readers had the patience to do that, I’m sharing some of the highlights here.
 
The U.S. Supreme Court heard more than 2 1/2 hours of oral argument Monday in a case challenging race-based admissions at UNC-Chapel Hill.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard more than 2 1/2 hours of oral argument Monday in a case challenging race-based admissions at UNC-Chapel Hill.
 
The U.S. solicitor general, the federal government's top Supreme Court lawyer, will take part in oral arguments for a case involving race in UNC admissions.
The U.S. solicitor general, the federal government's top Supreme Court lawyer, will take part in oral arguments for a case involving race in UNC admissions.
 
The group Students for Fair Admissions claims that UNC is using the same arguments as 1950s-era segregationists to defend its race-based admissions policy.
The group Students for Fair Admissions claims that UNC is using the same arguments as 1950s-era segregationists to defend its race-based admissions policy.
 
In the name of equity, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced on Monday that it supports allowing colleges to racially discriminate when deciding the admission of certain applicants.
In the name of equity, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced on Monday that it supports allowing colleges to racially discriminate when deciding the admission of certain applicants.
 
Today, Governor Roy Cooper along with current Governor John Bel Edwards (LA) and former Governors submitted an amicus brief in support of UNC in the United States Supreme Court cases challenging the consideration of race in college admissions at UNC and Harvard.
Today, Governor Roy Cooper along with current Governor John Bel Edwards (LA) and former Governors submitted an amicus brief in support of UNC in the United States Supreme Court cases challenging the consideration of race in college admissions at UNC and Harvard.
 
On March 28, 2022, Stuart Schmill, Dean of Admissions and Student Financial Services at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announced the school’s plan to restore the consideration of standardized tests to its undergraduate admissions process.
On March 28, 2022, Stuart Schmill, Dean of Admissions and Student Financial Services at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announced the school’s plan to restore the consideration of standardized tests to its undergraduate admissions process.
 
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear two cases that challenge the legality of racial preferences in college admissions, one involving Harvard and the other the University of North Carolina.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear two cases that challenge the legality of racial preferences in college admissions, one involving Harvard and the other the University of North Carolina.
 
There was a time when the number of “legacy admits” at colleges was low enough overall that the practice was tolerated.
There was a time when the number of “legacy admits” at colleges was low enough overall that the practice was tolerated.
 
California State University (CSU) will no longer require students to submit SAT or ACT scores for college admissions, making it the largest four-year college system in the country to drop the requirement.
California State University (CSU) will no longer require students to submit SAT or ACT scores for college admissions, making it the largest four-year college system in the country to drop the requirement.
 
In 2014, Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) filed suit against the University of North Carolina. Its complaint argued that the university had engaged in intentional discrimination on the basis of race and ethnicity to the detriment of SFFA members.
In 2014, Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) filed suit against the University of North Carolina. Its complaint argued that the university had engaged in intentional discrimination on the basis of race and ethnicity to the detriment of SFFA members.
 
Currently, nine states prohibit colleges and universities from practicing race-conscious admissions. That number may soon become ten if a new bill in the North Carolina legislature is successfully adopted.
Currently, nine states prohibit colleges and universities from practicing race-conscious admissions. That number may soon become ten if a new bill in the North Carolina legislature is successfully adopted.
 
Last year, advocates of racial preferences in California, where they’d been banned since 1996, attempted to change the law so that state colleges and universities could again give admission advantages to certain groups.
Last year, advocates of racial preferences in California, where they’d been banned since 1996, attempted to change the law so that state colleges and universities could again give admission advantages to certain groups.
 
Today, I am revising the United States’ annual refugee admissions cap to 62,500 for this fiscal year.
Today, I am revising the United States’ annual refugee admissions cap to 62,500 for this fiscal year.
 
Netflix’s documentary Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal tells the story of rich parents bribing their children’s way into their college of choice.
Netflix’s documentary Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal tells the story of rich parents bribing their children’s way into their college of choice.
 
Judicial Watch announced today that it filed an amici curiae brief alongside the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in support of Students for Fair Admission’s petition for a writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court
Judicial Watch announced today that it filed an amici curiae brief alongside the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in support of Students for Fair Admission’s petition for a writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court
 
The college admissions essay can be a stressful part of the application process for students.
 
College admissions is a different field than it was 20 or even 10 years ago.
 
ECU signs co-admission agreements with five more colleges
ECU signs co-admission agreements with five more colleges
 
Even though Harvard won the first round in its battle with Students for Fair Admissions, a case challenging the university’s affirmative action policy, the judge did not address the deep and difficult issues that racial preferences involve.
Even though Harvard won the first round in its battle with Students for Fair Admissions, a case challenging the university’s affirmative action policy, the judge did not address the deep and difficult issues that racial preferences involve.
 
Just a short time ago, it was commonly accepted that it is the fairest way to determine who wins and who loses in the competition of college admissions.
Just a short time ago, it was commonly accepted that it is the fairest way to determine who wins and who loses in the competition of college admissions.
 
College entrance exams are canceled or postponed nationwide due to the coronavirus outbreak.
 
Earlier this month, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts released its ruling in Students For Fair Admissions v. Harvard University.
Earlier this month, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts released its ruling in Students For Fair Admissions v. Harvard University.
 
In a long-awaited decision, federal trial judge Allison Burroughs has ruled that, while Harvard does consider a student’s race in determining who gets in and who doesn’t (“the use of race in and of itself is admitted”), nonetheless Harvard is not breaking the law.
In a long-awaited decision, federal trial judge Allison Burroughs has ruled that, while Harvard does consider a student’s race in determining who gets in and who doesn’t (“the use of race in and of itself is admitted”), nonetheless Harvard is not breaking the law.
 
The project started in 2017 at the state’s aquariums as a joint initiative between the North Carolina Departments of Natural and Cultural Resources and Health and Human Services and was inspired by the national Museums for All program.
The project started in 2017 at the state’s aquariums as a joint initiative between the North Carolina Departments of Natural and Cultural Resources and Health and Human Services and was inspired by the national Museums for All program.
 
Going through the college process makes no sense. First, kids guess where they might want to go, then pay to apply, wait to hear, and, if accepted, fill out financial aid forms, wait, and eventually learn what it will cost
Going through the college process makes no sense. First, kids guess where they might want to go, then pay to apply, wait to hear, and, if accepted, fill out financial aid forms, wait, and eventually learn what it will cost
 
The ability to succeed in higher education - as defined by college readiness - has been one of the stated goals of the State Board of Education for every student in North Carolina.
The ability to succeed in higher education - as defined by college readiness - has been one of the stated goals of the State Board of Education for every student in North Carolina.
 
The school year is fresh and new. But high school seniors with college ambitions began their academic slog weeks ago, on Aug. 1, when the Common Application went live
The school year is fresh and new. But high school seniors with college ambitions began their academic slog weeks ago, on Aug. 1, when the Common Application went live
 
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) announced he will host his annual Service Academy Day at Wake Forest University on September 24, 2016 from 10:00am-1:00pm for North Carolina students interested in learning more about the admission process to the United States Services Academies.
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) announced he will host his annual Service Academy Day at Wake Forest University on September 24, 2016 from 10:00am-1:00pm for North Carolina students interested in learning more about the admission process to the United States Services Academies.
 
Most of our state's 16 public universities are thriving but the UNC Board of Governors and our General Assembly continue to look for solutions at struggling campuses in smaller communities and those with larger minority enrollments.
Most of our state's 16 public universities are thriving but the UNC Board of Governors and our General Assembly continue to look for solutions at struggling campuses in smaller communities and those with larger minority enrollments.
 
UNC President Margaret Spellings has said that the North Carolina legislature's proposed Guaranteed Admissions Program (NC GAP) has identified the right problem, but has come up with the wrong solution. Her vision is of a UNC system accessible to everyone and educating everyone—not just elites
UNC President Margaret Spellings has said that the North Carolina legislature's proposed Guaranteed Admissions Program (NC GAP) has identified the right problem, but has come up with the wrong solution. Her vision is of a UNC system accessible to everyone and educating everyone—not just elites
 
The East Carolina University fall Open House brought approximately 4,700 guests to campus Oct. 24, including more than 1,500 prospective students.
The East Carolina University fall Open House brought approximately 4,700 guests to campus Oct. 24, including more than 1,500 prospective students.
 
A new program in East Carolina University's Office of Undergraduate Admissions puts students front-and-center in demonstrating Pirate hospitality to prospective students.
A new program in East Carolina University's Office of Undergraduate Admissions puts students front-and-center in demonstrating Pirate hospitality to prospective students.
 
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