• California's top education official helped an exclusive private boarding school in China aimed at getting the children of elite families into American universities

    1 day ago - By Business Insider

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    An Insider investigation has found that some of California's highest-ranking education officials and leading public universities worked closely with a swaggering entrepreneur who launched a private boarding school for elite families in China.
    Pegasus California School, in Qingdao, billed itself as part of the Val Verde Unified School District in Riverside County, California, and bestowed Val Verde diplomas on graduates to help them get into the University of California system.
    Val Verde's superintendent said at a school board...
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