In 2019 the celebrity admissions cheating scandal exposed members of the Hollywood elite as having bought their children entrance into prestigious colleges and universities.  Marc was studying this phenomenon as early as 1992.

Why did he save this newspaper clipping about a Pittsburgh school principal changing an athlete’s test scores to help him gain admittance to an Ivy League college? Because Marc’s sociological imagination alerted him to the marketplace’s capacity to usurp education when those with executive power track and administer social class.