Category Archives: Initiative

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 »

Asian American Communities Reject Harvard’s Proposed Changes in College Admissions as “Wrong Solution to America’s Educational Problems”

For Immediate Release January 31, 2016 Livingston, New Jersey: The Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) has issued a policy statement, rejecting the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s recent report “Turning the Tide: Inspiring Concern for Others and the Common Good through College Admission,” which proposed drastic changes in the college admission process across America. Though AACE welcomes… Read More »

Fisher vs UT Case News Coverage

Fisher Case News: Affirmative action case returns to a divided court http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-supreme-court-affirmative-action-20151209-story.html Supreme Court Justices’ Comments Don’t Bode Well for Affirmative Action http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/10/us/politics/supreme-court-to-revisit-case-that-may-alter-affirmative-action.html?_r=0 Supreme Court University Affirmative Action Hearing — Live Blog http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2015/12/09/supreme-court-university-affirmative-action-hearing-live-blog/ Scalia: Black Students Do Better In “Slower” Schools http://www.refinery29.com/2015/12/99141/race-college-affirmative-action-fisher-university-of-texas Supreme Court divided in University of Texas affirmative action case http://www.cnn.com/2015/12/09/politics/affirmative-action-supreme-court-university-of-texas/ Will the Supreme Court shred… Read More »