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HOUSE LAWMAKERS ARE DISCUSSING A UNIVERSAL COLLEGE ADMISSION BILL. 

UNDER THE LEGISLATION, STUDENTS IN THE TOP 10 PERCENT OF THEIR GRADUATING CLASS AND MEETING TEST SCORE REQUIREMENTS WOULD AUTOMATICALLY BE ADMITTED TO ANY THE STATE’S PUBLIC COLLEGES OR UNIVERSITIES. IT’S SPONSORED BY REPRESENTATIVE ANDRE THAPEDI OF CHICAGO.

 

 

 

CRITICS…LIKE THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS’ KEVIN PITTS WORRY SOME OF THOSE STUDENTS MIGHT NOT BE PREPARED, REGARDLESS OF THEIR RANKING.

 

 

THAPEDI SAYS THIS WILL ALSO BOOST MINORITY ENROLLMENT. CRITICS WORRY THIS WILL KEEP OTHER HIGH PERFORMING STUDENTS WHO AREN’T AT THE TOP OF THEIR CLASS FROM BEING ACCEPTED.

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