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Old 06-26-2017, 12:24 PM
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Default Louisiana Public Colleges Banned From Asking About Criminal History

Louisiana Is First State To Ban Public Colleges From Asking About Criminal History

Louisiana has become the first state to prohibit all public universities from asking applicants about their criminal history.

By some estimates, as many as 70 to 100 million Americans have some kind of criminal record.

And the proportion is far higher in some minority communities. The so called "ban the box" movement is intended to open opportunities to these Americans by preventing discrimination on the basis of one's past.

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Wow, that is amazing! Congratulations to Annie Freitas for helping the lawmakers understand why this is so necessary and overdue. Hopefully other states will follow suit.
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