Democratic lawmakers in California proposed new legislation on Thursday aimed at curbing unfair advantages for students of wealthy families in the college admissions process. The reforms proposed come just weeks after the laid bare some of the more egregious (and allegedly criminal) tactics rich families have used to get their kids in.  

The includes six bills, with one that would ban preferential admissions to California colleges for students related to donors or alumni (also known as “legacy” admissions); another bill would require any special admissions or “admissions by exception” to get approval from three administrative staff members; another would require college admissions firms and consultants to register with the Secretary of State’s office; and one proposes a study be conducted on

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