College Cheating Scandal: The Lessons. Also, Freshman Class in Congress.

Thursday_673x324THURSDAY, MARCH 21
PROGRAM # 8568 12:00 PM PT

College Cheating Scandal: The Lessons.

Wealthy parents are being arrested on charges they cheated and bribed to get their kids into elite colleges, exposing a system of corrupt advantages. Now some question why the system that helps those with money and influence is rarely examined, while affirmative action, to help disadvantaged minorities, is often suspect and the target of legal challenges.

Guest: Dr. Cecilia Rios-Aguilar, Professor, Associate Dean of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Freshman Class in Congress. This US Congress made history as the most diverse and most female ever. Many are millennials. How is this new generation of lawmakers changing business in Congress? Are the new voices making themselves heard and leaving their mark?

Guest: María Echaveste, Academic Researcher, Center for Latin American Studies, University of California, Berkeley, White House Deputy Chief of Staff under President Clinton, Berkeley, CA.

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