Cal State told campuses they couldn't admit graduate students in the spring if they lived in the state, but they could take non-Californians and their tuition revenue. At East Bay, one department won't go along.
Citing a statistic from the FAFSA, the Education Secretary has encouraged more students to apply to more colleges. But most already apply to more than one -- and there's no evidence it will affect college-going rates.
Claremont McKenna didn't just report inaccurate SAT averages; the college inflated class ranks and deflated admissions rates. The motive wasn't rankings, but a desire to admit a few more students without absolutely top academic credentials.