Common Application Will No Longer Ask Students About Criminal Histories

HeadlineAug 10, 2018
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In education news, the Common Application used by students to apply to college will no longer ask students for their criminal histories. The move is a victory for proponents of “ban the box”—a movement to stop employers and universities from asking for criminal records.

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