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Ban the Box: Opening the Door to College for Felons

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"... Not every college asks about criminal history during the application process, but many do, notes a 2019 report from the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, which offers guidance to school officials on how to approach the issue.

'The majority still do ask the question on the admissions application,' says Mike Reilly, the association's executive director.

A survey cited in the AACRAO report found that 70% of four-year colleges require applicants to report criminal history. Broken down further, 81% of private colleges ask about criminal history compared with 55% of public schools. For community colleges, that number is 40%." ...

https://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/articles/ban-the-box-opening-the-door-to-college-for-felons
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