March Madness Over Graduation Rates
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is recommending the NCAA ban teams from post-season games that fail to graduate at least 40 percent of their players. If they took his advice, that would mean 12 basketball teams would disappear from brackets, including No.1 seed Kentucky.
Class discussion: Is it surprising to you that some college sports teams have such low graduation rates? Why would having more stringent academic standards hurt some teams?
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