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Admissions scandal is a harsh lesson in racial disparities

Source: John Eligon & Audra D. S. Burch, N.Y.Times (Paid Registration)

The students at Ewing Marion Kauffman saw their charter school as something of an equalizer. The shiny, sprawling campus opened in 2011 on the city’s mostly black and economically disadvantaged East Side. Nine out of 10 students receive free or reduced lunch.

But this week, the students there, and at high schools across the country, were reminded by the nation’s largest admissions scandal that there is nothing equal about the process.



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