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By Collin Binkley, Emily Swanson, Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, the Buffalo Bills shared positive news about Damar Hamlin's recovery saying he remains in intensive care with signs of improvement, prominent Iranian actress Taraneh Alidoosti has been released after nearly three weeks in jail for…
The mastermind of the nationwide college admissions bribery scheme that ensnared celebrities, prominent businesspeople and other parents has been sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison.
By Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press
The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday that could overturn years of precedent. Past decisions indicated colleges can use race in admissions as long as they don't use quotas or give applicants benefits based solely on race. Plaintiffs are asking the…
Jackson had pledged during her confirmation hearing to sit out the case involving Harvard’s admissions policy because she was a member of the school’s board.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
By Hari Sreenivasan, Sarah Clune Hartman
The SAT OR ACT standardized test score used to make or break college applications for high school seniors. But the pandemic turned that all on its head as nearly 80 percent of four-year colleges and universities went test-optional. Many schools…
The conservative-dominated Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to the consideration of race in college admissions, adding affirmative action to major cases on abortion, guns, religion and COVID-19 already on the agenda.
By Colleen Long, Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
The Justice Department dropped its lawsuit against Yale that had alleged the university was illegally discriminating against Asian American and white applicants.
By Alina Tugend, The Hechinger Report
When Worcester Polytechnic Institute wanted to attract more Black, Hispanic and female students, it became the first nationally ranked science university to make the ACT and SAT standardized tests optional for admission.
By Jon Marcus, The Hechinger Report
The pandemic has accelerated innovation in an industry that’s usually slow to change.
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