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Bill To Prohibit Legacy Admissions Draws Students’ Support, Opposition from College Administrators

Connecticut State Capitol. Photo credit: Ronni Newton

State Sen. Derek Slap (D-West Hartford) and state Rep. Gregg Haddad, co-chairs of the Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee heard public testimony on Senate Bill 203 which seeks to ban the consideration of familial relationship during the college admissions process, otherwise known as ‘legacy admissions.’

By Hudson Kamphausen, CTNewsJunkie.com 

College students from across Connecticut testified Thursday before the legislature’s Higher Education Committee in favor of a bill that would effectively end legacy admissions in Connecticut.

Senate Bill 203 would prohibit colleges and universities in the state from asking applicants about family connections to the school to which they are applying.

Click here to read the rest of the article and indicate your support or opposition to the measure on CTNewsJunkie.com.

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