What’s next for California universities after the college admissions scandal?

Joe McKnight (fallen in end-zone) scores the first touchdown of the 2007 UCLA-USC rivalry game. Photo credit: Bobak Ha'Eri [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

This week, federal prosecutors charged 50 people in what the Department of Justice is calling the “largest college admissions scam ever.” Four California colleges are involved, including USC and UCLA. One of the ways wealthy parents were securing slots for their kids at these schools was by bribing coaches.