AACE Strongly Opposes University of California President’s Proposal to Abandon SAT and ACT in Student Admissions

For Immediate Release May 19, 2020 Livingston, New Jersey: The University of California (UC) Office of the President submitted a proposal on eliminating standardized testing to the UC Board of Regents for a decision to be made during the board’s May 21st meeting. The Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) fiercely opposes this ideology-driven (rather than science-based) plan… Read More »

AACE Call to Action: Join the National Alliance to Defend Equal Education Rights in California

For Immediate Release May 12, 2020 Livingston, New Jersey: Taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Assembly Committee on Public Employment and Retirement in the California Legislature passed Assembly Constitutional Amendment NO. 5 (ACA-5) on May 5th, 2020, without adequate consideration of the opposition’s views. The Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) vehemently opposes this divisive amendment and… Read More »

AACE Applauds Idaho’s Legislative Ban on Race-Based Affirmative Action

For Immediate Release  April 6, 2020 Livingston, New Jersey: On March 30, 2020, Idaho Governor Brad Little signed House Bill 400 (H440) into law, making the Gem State the 9th to adopt a statewide ban on race-based affirmative action. The Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) hails this legislative development in Idaho as a significant landmark and commends… Read More »

AACE President Mr. Yukong Zhao Joined Debate on Affirmative Action at the University of California at Berkley

For Immediate Release  March 24, 2020 Livingston, New Jersey: On March 5th, 2020, President of the Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE), Mr. Yukong Zhao joined AALF Secretary Lee Cheng, UC National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement scholar John Wilson and Stanford Ph.D. student Katherine Clayton in an informative debate on affirmative action organized by the… Read More »

AACE Calls Upon Californian Partners and Citizens to Say NO to ACA-5

For Immediate Release March 16, 2020 Dear friends and supporters, On March 12, 2020, the California Legislature passed ACA-5 in the Assembly Rules Committee, an unconstitutional and immoral measure that would legalize discrimination against Asian Americans in education and public employment by repealing Proposition 209 through a state constitutional amendment. The Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) strongly… Read More »