Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Criminal Background Checks Screen College Applicants

More than half of American colleges and universities are using criminal background checks to screen applicants, potentially affecting college aid and tax credits.

By Nathalie Baptiste, The American Prospect

The usual college application includes SAT scores, high school transcripts, and essays, but many high school students may not realize that more than half of colleges also use another, more secretive form of screening: a criminal background check.

Read the story here.

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