Category Archives: Initiative

The Asian American Community Condemns Senator Feinstein and other Democratic Members of Congress for the Baseless and Bigoted Intervention of the Proposed DOJ Investigation of Harvard University

For Immediate Release August 29, 2017 The Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) was shocked to learn that on August 18, 2017, Senator Dianne Feinstein and four other members of the Democratic Senate and Representatives (Senator Patty Murray, Representative Hakeem Jefferies, Representative John Conyers and Representative Robert Scott) issued a letter to the Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, so… Read More »

Asian American Coalition for Education Welcomes DOJ’s Plan to Investigate Harvard

For Immediate Release August 4, 2017 Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) is very pleased to learn that the U.S. Department of Justice is considering a civil-rights-violation investigation into the admissions processes of Harvard and other Ivy League colleges for their alleged discrimination against Asian American students. This is a direct and very positive response to the complaint… Read More »

Call for Discriminated-against Asian American Students to File Individual Complaints

Each year, many Asian-American applicants with excellent extra-curricular activities, competition medals, extraordinary SAT scores, and high GPAs are unfairly rejected by Ivy League universities, who illegally use quotas, racially-differentiated standards and stereotypes to discriminate against Asian-American applicants. On average, after adjusting extracurricular activities, Asian-American students have to score 140-450 points higher on SATexams than students of other races… Read More »

Discriminated by Ivy League schools, Asian American Civil Rights leader’s son filed complaints with the Department of Education

For Immediate Release August 24, 2016 Livingston, New Jersey: Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) has issued the attached letter to Ms. Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), U.S. Department of Education. The letter requests her office to launch an immediate and objective investigation into a recent complaint filed by Hubert Zhao, an… Read More »

AACE is extremely disappointed by today’s Supreme Court ruling on Fisher vs UT, vow to continue our fight for equal education rights

For Immediate Release June 23, 2016 Livingston, New Jersey: Today is a dark day for the hard-working children of Asian Americans and other Americans who are discriminated against by the race-based college admissions policies. Today’s Supreme Court’s ruling means that in the foreseeable future, they will continue to be treated as second-class citizens in college admissions. Historically, Asian… Read More »