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William Singer, the Man in the Middle of the College Bribery Scandal

William Singer, the Man in the Middle of the College Bribery Scandal

William Singer leaving a Boston court on Tuesday.
Lori Loughlin’s Daughter Is Caught Up in College Admissions Scandal

Lori Loughlin’s Daughter Is Caught Up in College Admissions Scandal

Olivia Jade Giannulli with her mother, Lori Loughlin, in 2018.

Who Are the Actresses Charged in a College Admissions Scam?

Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman were among the wealthy parents accused Tuesday of cheating or paying bribes to get their children into elite universities.
Who’s Been Charged in the College Admissions Cheating Scandal? Here’s the Full List

Who’s Been Charged in the College Admissions Cheating Scandal? Here’s the Full List

From left, Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli and Felicity Huffman.
Lori Loughlin’s Daughter Is Caught Up in College Admissions Scandal

Lori Loughlin’s Daughter Is Caught Up in College Admissions Scandal

Olivia Jade Giannulli with her mother, Lori Loughlin, in 2018.

Prosecutors Uncover ‘Largest College Admissions Scam Ever’

Fifty people in six states were accused by the Justice Department on Tuesday of taking part in a major college admission scandal. They include Hollywood actresses, business leaders and elite college
Actresses, Business Leaders and Other Wealthy Parents Charged in U.S. College Entry Fraud

Actresses, Business Leaders and Other Wealthy Parents Charged in U.S. College Entry Fraud

William Singer appeared at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse in Boston on Tuesday.
College Admissions Scandal: Actresses, Business Leaders and Other Wealthy Parents Charged

College Admissions Scandal: Actresses, Business Leaders and Other Wealthy Parents Charged

William Singer appeared at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse in Boston on Tuesday.
The Two Codes Your Kids Need to Know

The Two Codes Your Kids Need to Know

Ninth graders in a computer class in Brooklyn. The College Board has said that to be successful, students need to master computer science.
New York City Public Schools Should Be Evaluated Based on Diversity, Not Just Tests, Panel Says

New York City Public Schools Should Be Evaluated Based on Diversity, Not Just Tests, Panel Says

Mayor Bill de Blasio, flanked by New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, right, delivers remarks about a diversity plan in Brooklyn.
Racist? Fair? Biased? Asian-American Alumni Debate Elite High School Admissions

Racist? Fair? Biased? Asian-American Alumni Debate Elite High School Admissions

From left, Annie Tan, Tasfia Rahman and John Liu, reflected on their time at New York City’s specialized high schools.

The Ethicist: My Son’s Tutor Slipped Me Entrance-Exam Questions. Should I Report Him?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on informing a school you’ve been given its entrance exam and contacting a half-sibling after a birth parent declines to meet you.
U.N.C. Admissions Lawsuit Brings Another Attack on Affirmative Action

U.N.C. Admissions Lawsuit Brings Another Attack on Affirmative Action

A group that opposes race-conscious admissions is suing the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Both sides filed briefs on Friday laying out their arguments in the case.
U.N.C. Admissions Lawsuit Brings Another Attack on Affirmative Action

U.N.C. Admissions Lawsuit Brings Another Attack on Affirmative Action

A group that opposes race-conscious admissions is suing the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Both sides filed briefs on Friday laying out their arguments in the case.