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Report Finds Admissions Policies that Hurt Minority Applicants
Jun 17, 2021
Many colleges "continue to use admissions policies that disproportionately and gratuitously benefit students from white and affluent families."
Texas Passes Bill Mandating Disciplinary Notes on Transcripts
Jun 19, 2019
The Texas Legislature recently passed a trio of bills addressing campus-based sexual assault and harassment, including one measure that requires institutions to annotate a student's transcript if they are asked to leave campus for a nonacademic reason.
Bill to Promote Educational Opportunities for Citizens with Criminal Records
May 13, 2019
Legislation would encourage institutions to remove criminal and juvenile justice questions from their admissions applications by providing guidance and training to change their policies.
Illinois House Rejects Ban the Box Bill
Apr 18, 2019
Legislation would have blocked public colleges and universities from asking applicants about their criminal history.
Common App Drops Criminal History Question
Aug 8, 2018
Individual colleges maintain the right to ask the question on their supplements to the Common Application, just as they have had the ability to not consider the information provided to date.
Washington State Bans the Box, Requires More Financial Aid Information
Mar 21, 2018
Maryland Bans the Box
Jan 17, 2018
Louisiana Bans Public Colleges from Asking About Criminal Backgrounds
Jun 29, 2017
Louisiana House Votes to 'Ban the Box'
Jun 8, 2017
Maryland Governor Vetoes 'Ban the Box' Bill
Jun 1, 2017