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The Wall Street Journal

How Much Does Being a Legacy Help Your College Admissions Odds?

How Much Does Being a Legacy Help Your College Admissions Odds?

July 09, 2018

As Harvard, Notre Dame, Georgetown and others pledge to increase diversity, admitting the children of alumni at higher rates complicates their efforts.
As Harvard, Notre Dame, Georgetown and others pledge to increase diversity, admitting the children of alumni at higher rates complicates their efforts.

July 09, 2018

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

How Independent Are Those ‘Independent’ Investigations Into Campus Sexual-Assault Scandals?

How Independent Are Those ‘Independent’ Investigations Into Campus ...

July 06, 2018

Yet some critics allege that the lawyers, paid by the college in question, have incentives to serve institutional interests, not to unearth and expose any failings. The critics also question the dual roles such firms can play, investigating a college at one point and later defending that same college in court.
Yet some critics allege that the lawyers, paid by the college in question, have incentives to serve institutional interests, not to unearth and expose any failings. The critics also question the dual roles such firms can play, investigating a college at one point and later defending that same college in court.

July 06, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

Ed Department Says It Didn’t Botch State Authorization Delay

Ed Department Says It Didn’t Botch State Authorization Delay

July 06, 2018

Assertions that the U.S. Department of Education missed a deadline to delay state authorization rules are incorrect, a department spokeswoman said Thursday.
Assertions that the U.S. Department of Education missed a deadline to delay state authorization rules are incorrect, a department spokeswoman said Thursday.

July 06, 2018

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The Washington Post

How the Lawsuits Against Student Loan Servicer Navient Could Affect You - Column

How the Lawsuits Against Student Loan Servicer Navient Could Affect...

July 06, 2018

Michelle Singletary writes: Navient, the country’s largest student loan servicer, is facing several lawsuits by attorneys general accusing the company of, among other things, steering borrowers to payment options that cost them more money.
Michelle Singletary writes: Navient, the country’s largest student loan servicer, is facing several lawsuits by attorneys general accusing the company of, among other things, steering borrowers to payment options that cost them more money.

July 06, 2018

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Politico

No Record on Affirmative Action From Trump’s Possible SCOTUS Picks

No Record on Affirmative Action From Trump’s Possible SCOTUS Picks

July 06, 2018

Aside from their conservative records, President Donald Trump’s potential nominees to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court offer very few tea leaves to read when it comes to what will likely be among the most contentious issues a new justice would face, if confirmed — race-based college admissions policies.
Aside from their conservative records, President Donald Trump’s potential nominees to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court offer very few tea leaves to read when it comes to what will likely be among the most contentious issues a new justice would face, if confirmed — race-based college admissions policies.

July 06, 2018

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