PBS NewsHour

Students say college admissions scandal 'degraded' system

Clip: 03/20/2019 | 8m 32s Video has closed captioning.

Outrage has swirled since federal prosecutors charged 50 people, including CEOs and high-profile celebrities, in an intricate scheme to secure college admission for their children through extensive cheating and bribery. High school students share their perspectives on the scandal and broader inequalities in education, and John Yang talks to Jayne Fonash, an independent college consultant.

Aired: 03/20/19

Rating: NR

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