Education Department dismisses Harvard Asian-American complaint

(From Bloomberg)

The U.S. Education Department dismissed a complaint against Harvard University alleging discrimination against Asian-American applicants in undergraduate admissions because a similar case is pending in federal court.

The department’s Office for Civil Rights rejected the complaint filed in May by more than 60 Asian-American groups, according to a letter from the agency obtained by Bloomberg. OCR confirmed that the complaint was dismissed.

“We are very disappointed, but we won’t stop the fight,” Yukong Zhao, who helped organize the groups filing the complaint, said in an interview. “We will continue to pursue equal rights for Asian-American students.” Read more

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  • Bobserver

    Whichever case, the courts should mandate that the “holistic” admissions process should be transparent and accountable and subject to periodic review. Got to keep the cultural Marxists honest.

  • Rafasa Arandas

    Discrimination? I don’t think there is any. Do you know how many Asian students, both American and international students, the Ivy League schools accepted this last decade, compared to other minority groups?

  • Jack Temujin

    Other minorities like blacks and Hispanics are too stupid to get into Ivy league or other top schools.