U.S. Urges Colleges to Rethink Questions About Criminal Records

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How much should our past mistakes affect our future? For those with criminal records, past decisions seemingly affect every aspect of life, from housing to jobs and even to applying to schools. Colleges have a history of asking prospective students to disclose their criminal history on their applications. But now many are questioning if this is the correct approach. Read this article about how these types of questions on college applications may lead to discrimination and whether it’s fair to hold the past against someone who wishes to better his/her future.

Click here to read this article by Stephanie Saul.

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