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Asian-American Organizations Welcome the Education Department’s Investigation into Illegal Racial Balancing of Montgomery County’s Magnet Programs

For Immediate Release March 22, 2019 Livingston, New Jersey: Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) and Association for Education Fairness (AFEF) jointly issue the following statement to welcome a recent decision by the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR) to open a probe into the selection process of Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) middle school magnet… Read More »

Clarification on Mr. Raymond Wong’s Comments on NY1

For Immediate Release March 20, 2019 Livingston, New Jersey: Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) Board Director Raymond Wong appeared on NY1 on March 19th, 2019. In a discussion concerning the SHSAT, Mr. Wong relayed his personal experience of how Asian-American families prepare students for the SHSAT. He did not imply that families of other races value education… Read More »

AACE Condemns Appalling Corruption Exposed by the College Admissions Scandal

For Immediate Release March 14, 2019 Livingston, New Jersey: Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) denounces the college admissions cheating scam recently charged by the U.S. Department of Justice as a glaring demonstration of the corrupted higher education entrance system. This horrific scandal showcases how structural loopholes, non-transparency and abuse of power within the current college admissions landscape… Read More »

The Majority of Americans Support AACE’s Policy Position on College Admissions

For Immediate Release February 28, 2019 Livingston, New Jersey: Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) is pleased to learn that another well-respected national survey organization, the Pew Research Center has recently reaffirmed that an overwhelming majority of Americans support our long-standing policy position: Race or ethnicity should not be a factor in college admissions. Using rigorous methods and… Read More »

Over 270 Asian-American Organizations Jointly File an Amicus Brief Opposing Harvard’s Discriminatory Admissions Practices

For Immediate Release January 8, 2019 Livingston, New Jersey: On January 8, 2019, representing 269 Asian-American organizations (including 230 nonprofit associations and educational entities), Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE), in collaboration with Asian American Legal Foundation (AALF), filed an updated Amicus Brief with the United States District Court in Boston to oppose Harvard University’s discriminatory admissions practices… Read More »