Experts Debate Fairness of Criminal-Background Checks on Students

“More than 60% of colleges consider applicants’ criminal histories in admissions decisions, but less than half of those have formal policies for how to do so, according to the results of a survey by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers that were presented on Wednesday to a group of college lawyers …” (more)

[Sara Lipka, Chronicle of Higher Education, 30 June]

One Response to “Experts Debate Fairness of Criminal-Background Checks on Students”

  1. victoria Says:

    I think they have every right to run background checks on students to see if enrollment is legitiment. We need to know if the kids are good people to be around. I don’t think any parent would want to sit their child next to a criminal.

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