Hartford Courant: Connecticut lawmakers weigh bill to bar legacy college admissions

By DANIELA ALTIMARI


“This practice is both unfair and a relic of a past from which we must move on,” said Amy Dowell, state director of Education Reform Now CT, which backs the measure. “By its very definition it disadvantages first-generation college applicants. Furthermore, research shows that legacy students are more likely to be wealthy and white than their peers.”

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