It is now week two of the trial involving admissions practices at Harvard and what we're learning from this trial involves more than just the case being heard.
A lawsuit, from the group Students for Fair Admissions, claims that Harvard discriminates against Asian-American applicants. Harvard maintains that race is just one factor that it takes into account to create a diverse student body.
But the six days of testimony in this trial has raised questions about Harvard admissions and college admissions in general — especially involving issues related to economic diversity and whether that should be considered in admissions, as well.
This segment aired on October 23, 2018.
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