When the cost of admission is paying off a college, Americans are outraged. But when it’s the price of a house near a good school, there’s silence
Meritocracy is a cornerstone of the American ideological edifice. Or at least it was, until the FBI took a sledgehammer to it as it revealed Operation Varsity Blues: a sting that outed a long-running pay-to-play scam at some of the country’s best-known colleges and universities. The details — the bulk of which amount to Mafia-style...
By Derrell Bradford | March 18, 2019