Harvard Revokes Admission of Parkland Student Over Racist Statements

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Kyle Kashuv, a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and mass shooting survivor, waves while arriving to speak at the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) Leadership Forum during the NRA annual meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S., on Friday, April 26, 2019. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

In a series of tweets Monday, Parkland High School graduate Kyle Kashuv announced that Harvard rescinded his offer of admission over newly discovered racist texts and comments Kashuv made when he was 16. Kashuv, a pro-gun conservative, says he made the comments before the deadly Parkland shootings and now disavows them. We'll talk about Harvard's decision.


Scott Jaschik, editor, Inside Higher Ed