Category Archives: AACE

AACE official documents.

AACE and ACRI Jointly Condemn the Radical Decision by University of California Board of Regents to Suspend Standardized Testing in Undergraduate Admissions

For Immediate Release May 26, 2020  Livingston, New Jersey: The Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) and American Civil Rights Institute (ACRI) jointly issue the following statement to protest UC’s precipitous decision to drop standardized tests in admissions as a politicized and misguided assault on meritocracy and equal education rights. On May 21, 2020, University of California (UC) Board… Read More »

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 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 »