Actress Lori Loughlin leaves as her husband Mossimo Giannulli, in green tie at right, follows. Photo: Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Not all the accused college admissions rigging parents are going gentle into that good night, even as federal law enforcement turn up the pressure on their children.
The big picture, from The Chronicle of Higher Ed: "[I]n the wake of the Operation Varsity Blues scandal, many wonder whether the most elite institutions are more concerned with perpetuating privilege than contributing to the public good.”
Among the parents, those not pleading guilty are marshaling legal defenses that only millions can buy, Bloomberg reports.
Meanwhile, certain teens the government suspects of knowing about the alleged conspiracy are getting "so-called target letters," the WSJ reports.
The bottom line: We're in an unprecedented moment of public scrutiny on how Americans receive different life outcomes based on the circumstances of their birth.
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Hannah Evans and Callie Lucas stand on the back of a C130 Hercules above the Marlborough Sounds in Blenheim, New Zealand.
A GoFundMe campaign to support three historically black churches in southern Louisiana that burned in arson attacks has topped $1 million after influential Twitter users spread the word about the fundraiser, per the Washington Post.