AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

Affirmative Action Battle Has a New Focus: Asian-Americans nytimes.com/2017/08/02/us/…

Justice Department calls for review of race-based college admissions, alarming civil rights groups fw.to/ACdNu0P

Trump administration reopens volatile debate over race and college admissions washingtonpost.com/news/grade-poi…

DOJ Plans To Take Affirmative Action Against College Admissions npr.org/2017/08/02/541…

Reports of a federal fight on affirmative action already stoking anxiety chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2017/…

The Justice Department Wants To Investigate Discrimination Against Asian College Applicants buzzfeed.com/mollyhensleycl…

STATES & DISTRICTS

New Jersey Gives Newark Green Light to Resume Local Control of Schools After 20 Years in Receivership @The74 bit.ly/2u5id72

Indiana’s A-F grade overhaul now awaits approval from Holcomb, feds chalkbeat.org/posts/in/2017/…

ALL THE REST

DeVos Abandons Plan to Allow One Company to Service Federal Student Loans nytimes.com/2017/08/02/bus…

An unexpected effect of the Common Core: facilitating Jared Kushner’s political awakening chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2017/…

 U.S. Is the Least Mobile Since After World War II realcleareducation.com/2017/08/03/us_…