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Teresa Watanabe

Teresa Watanabe covers education for the Los Angeles Times. Since joining the Times in 1989, she has covered immigration, ethnic communities, religion, Pacific Rim business and served as Tokyo correspondent and bureau chief. She also covered Asia, national affairs and state government for the San Jose Mercury News and wrote editorials for the Los Angeles Herald Examiner. A Seattle native, she graduated from USC in journalism and in East Asian Languages and Culture.
He’s getting into college without the help of wealth and privilege — and it’s hard work

Damion Lester lives in a violent and impoverished L.A. neighborhood, but he's kept up his grades and is getting into college — without the wealth and advantages of families such as those ensnared in the college admissions scandal.

Admiten universidades más estudiantes de bajo ingreso, pero el escándalo por sobornos refuerza viejos estereotipos

Universidades privadas dicen que están trabajando más arduamente para buscar, reclutar, inscribir y apoyar a estudiantes de alto rendimiento y bajos ingresos.

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