PERSPECTIVES: Ban Legacy Admissions at Elite Colleges, and Do More While You’re At It

Michael Dannenberg, a senior fellow with College Promise and former senior education counsel to the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, wrote in The progressive position on elite college admissions should be not only to ban the legacy preference but also to change colleges’ underlying financial incentives. Only then can we ensure that college admissions reward achievement, promote diversity, and support educational opportunity.” Read the full commentary here.

Cover graphic courtesy of Mai Ly Degnan for NPR and Colorado Public Radio.


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