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The college cheating scandal and America’s elite

college cheating scandal

The U.S. college-admissions scandal highlights a higher education system that rewards privilege rather than expanding opportunities for an increasingly diverse population. On March 12, federal prosecutors announced that 50 people, including an Oscar-nominated actress, a co-chairman of international law firm Wilkie Farr & Gallagher, and the former chief executive of PIMCO, participated in a massive scam…