Loughlin, 10 other parents charged anew in college scandal
BOSTON (AP) — "Full House" actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and nine other parents were indicted Tuesday on new federal charges as prosecutors pressure them...
Lori Loughlin, husband Giannulli, 9 other parents face new charges in college admissions scandal
BOSTON (AP) — Lori Loughlin, husband Giannulli, 9 other parents face new charges in college admissions scandal.
4 more parents plead guilty in college admissions scandal
BOSTON (AP) — Four more parents pleaded guilty on Monday in the college admissions bribery scandal, and a Texas man accused of helping to orchestrate the scheme also agreed to reverse his plea and...
Business owner gets 3 weeks for rigging son’s ACT exam
BOSTON (AP) — The owner of a California jewelry business was sentenced Wednesday to three weeks in prison after she was accused of paying $15,000 to rig her son's ACT exam and of falsely listing...
Felicity Huffman starts serving prison time in college scam
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman — aka inmate No. 77806-112 — reported Tuesday to a federal prison in California to serve a two-week sentence in a college...
Representative for Felicity Huffman says she has reported to prison to serve sentence in college admissions scandal
DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) — Representative for Felicity Huffman says she has reported to prison to serve sentence in college admissions scandal.
California executive avoids jail in college cheating scheme
BOSTON (AP) — The owner of a California frozen foods company avoided jail Friday for paying $15,000 to rig his daughter's college entrance exam in a widespread admissions scandal.
The Latest: Pair get month terms for rigging child’s exams
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the college admissions bribery scandal (all times local):
A business executive and his wife have each been sentenced to a month in prison for...
Liz Weston: Wake up to the truth about ‘dream schools’
The college admissions scandal — which recently led to a 14-day prison sentence for actress Felicity Huffman — exposed a group of wealthy parents' obsession with getting their kids into the...
Former vineyard owner gets 5 months in college bribery case
BOSTON (AP) — The former owner of a California wine business was sentenced Friday to five months in prison for paying $50,000 to rig his daughter's ACT score and for trying to bribe her way into...
New California laws address college admissions scandal
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed three laws Friday in response to a college admissions scandal where more than 50 people have been arrested and accused of using bribes...
Affirmative action foes appeal Harvard admissions ruling
BOSTON (AP) — A group that opposes affirmative action is appealing a federal judge's ruling that Harvard University does not discriminate against Asian American applicants.
Lawyer gets 1 month for paying to rig daughter’s ACT exam
BOSTON (AP) — The former chairman of a global law firm was sentenced Thursday to one month in prison for paying $75,000 to rig his daughter’s ACT exam.
Federal judge upholds affirmative action at Harvard
BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge Tuesday cleared Harvard University of discriminating against Asian American applicants in a ruling that was seen as a major victory for supporters of affirmative...
Father gets 4 months for bribing son’s way into Georgetown
BOSTON (AP) — A Los Angeles businessman was sentenced Thursday to four months in prison for paying $400,000 to get his son into Georgetown University as a fake tennis recruit.
Executive gets 4 months for bribing son’s way into USC
BOSTON (AP) — A Los Angeles business executive was sentenced Tuesday to four months in prison for paying $250,000 to get his son admitted to the University of Southern California as a fake water...
The Latest: New charges added for parent accused in scheme
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the college admissions bribery scandal (all times local):
Additional charges are being added for the latest parent accused in the sweeping college...
New parent charged in admissions scam, linked to $400K bribe
BOSTON (AP) — A woman accused of paying $400,000 to get her son into the University of California, Los Angeles, as a fake soccer recruit has become the 52nd person charged in a sweeping college...
College bribery scandal revives debate over Connecticut case
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Actress Felicity Huffman's 14-day jail sentence in the college admissions scandal is reviving debate over the case of a black, homeless mother in Connecticut who received...
The Latest: Huffman says she accepts college scam punishment
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of actress Felicity Huffman in the nationwide college admissions bribery scam (all times local):
‘I was stupid’: Huffman gets 14 days in college scam
BOSTON (AP) — "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter's SAT scores, tearfully apologizing to the teenager for...
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Desperate for leniency: Macy, Longoria go to bat for Huffman
BOSTON (AP) — Felicity Huffman and her lawyers pleaded Friday for probation, community service and a fine instead of jail time for her role in the college admissions scandal, buoyed by letters of...
The Latest: Macy, Longoria urge no jail time for Huffman
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on Felicity Huffman's bid to serve no jail time for her role in the college admissions bribery scandal (all times local):
Judge says Loughlin, husband can stick with their law firm
BOSTON (AP) — Actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, will be able to continue using a law firm that recently represented the University of Southern California,...
College Board says it is replacing SAT ‘adversity score’
The company that administers the SAT college admissions test is replacing the so-called adversity score with a tool that will no longer reduce an applicant's background to a single number, an idea...
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Wake Forest coach charged in college admissions scam resigns
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The Wake Forest women's volleyball coach named in a scheme to help get wealthy children into elite schools has resigned.
Loophole allows families to get aid meant for needy students
The U.S. Education Department is being urged to close a loophole that has allowed some wealthy families to get federal, state and university funding that's meant to help needy...
Co-stars say Huffman remorseful for role in college case
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Felicity Huffman's co-stars in a new Netflix movie say they found her remorseful about her role in a college admissions scandal.
Another parent charged in college admission bribery scam
BOSTON (AP) — A man who authorities say paid $250,000 to get his son into the University of Southern California as a fake volleyball recruit became the 51st person charged in the sweeping college...
BOSTON (AP) — A former University of Southern California soccer coach and an accountant for the consultant at the center of the college admissions bribery scheme have pleaded guilty in the...
14th parent pleads guilty in college bribery scheme
BOSTON (AP) — A former insurance executive from California is the 14th parent to plead guilty to participating in the nationwide college admissions bribery scheme.
Ex-Stanford coach avoids prison time in college bribery scam
BOSTON (AP) — A former head sailing coach at Stanford avoided prison time when a judge sentenced him Wednesday for his role in a sweeping college admissions scam at elite U.S....
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the former Stanford sailing coach's sentencing for his role in the college admissions bribery scheme (all times local):
Florida ‘smart guy’ took tests for kids in college scandal
PALMETTO, Fla. (AP) — One day last July, a tall, trim man in his mid-30s boarded a plane in Tampa, flew to Houston and checked into a hotel.
Former Presentation athlete becoming an admissions counselor
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — By the time Cortni Mendoza walked across the stage at graduation, she already had her own office at Presentation College.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California accountant has agreed to plead guilty to involvement in the nationwide college admissions bribery scheme.
The Los Angeles Times says court documents unsealed...
BOSTON (AP) — An accountant who worked for the consultant at the center of the college admissions bribery scheme has agreed to plead guilty in the sweeping case .
BOSTON (AP) — Three California parents have pleaded guilty in the college admissions cheating scheme.
Marjorie Klapper, Jane Buckingham and Robert Flaxman pleaded guilty in Boston on Friday...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has promoted interim men's tennis coach Bruce Berque to permanent status after the Longhorns won the team national championship.
BOSTON (AP) — A married couple and a California businessman are the latest parents to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions scam.
Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio...
BOSTON (AP) — A New York lawyer and a Napa Valley vintner have admitted to participating in the college admissions bribery scheme.
Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty...
College Board says adversity context rewards resourcefulness
Administrators of the SAT college admissions exam on Friday detailed plans to provide test scores in the context of a student's high school hardships as a way to help colleges identify resourceful...
Some criticize end of online AP program in rural state
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The end of Maine's online Advanced Placement program has drawn criticism from families who say it's helped high-performing students in the largely rural state get a leg up in...
Coach pleads to college admissions scam, could hurt Loughlin
BOSTON (AP) — A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California switched her plea to guilty Tuesday in the college admissions scam, admitting to creating fake athletic...
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the plea of actress Felicity Huffman in the college admissions bribery scheme (all times local):
"Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman has...