Does The College Admissions Process Discriminate Against Asian-Americans?08:45

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The U.S. Department of Education is investigating charges that Harvard and Princeton discriminate against Asian-Americans, by holding them to a higher standard than other groups when it comes to college admissions, according to a Bloomberg News report.

Both Harvard and Princeton say they do not discriminate on the basis of race.


  • Daniel Golden, Bloomberg education reporter and author of Price of Admission

This segment aired on February 3, 2012.

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