Justice Department seeks to uncover secrets about selective college admissions

The Trump administration is seeking to pry the lid off some of the most closely guarded secrets in college admissions, including the mechanics of how Harvard University selects a class.

The Justice Department wants a federal court to allow internal information about Harvard admissions to be made public through filings in a lawsuit challenging the university’s use of race and ethnicity in weighing tens of thousands of applicants each year.

A hearing on the Harvard case is scheduled for Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Boston.

Read more at The Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/justice-department-seeks-to-uncover-secrets-about-selective-college-admissions/2018/04/09/7ad3158c-3b81-11e8-8d53-eba0ed2371cc_story.html