BOSTON — It’s Avoidance 101. A Harvard dean who probed discrimination in the university’s admissions process was never shown the college’s own data revealing Asian-Americans are less likely to score a spot, he admitted in court Tuesday. The lawyer for a nonprofit suing the Ivy League school over the alleged bias showed Dean Rakesh Khurana...

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