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www.huffingtonpost.com/clark-power/athletics-vs-academics_b_4592926.html

Jan 14, 2014 ... From the very beginning of intercollegiate athletics, the pursuit of athletic success has forced compromises with academic integrity. In spite of the best of intentions, over a hundred years of attempts to check encroachments of intercollegiate athletic programs on colleges' academic standards have ...

www.nytimes.com/2012/01/28/opinion/academics-vs-athletics.html

Jan 27, 2012 ... As a student and sports fan at the University of Wisconsin, I have seen a number of my fellow students fall prey to the same conflicts between academics and athletics that Laura Pappano mentions in “How Big-Time Sports Ate College Life” (Education Life, Jan. 22). Many a semester has been ruined by ...

harvardpolitics.com/united-states/sports-vs-education-false-choice

Oct 23, 2013 ... The result is a belief in the mutual exclusivity of athletics and academics, and, more worrisome, a clear tendency to prioritize athletics. A Report Card to Keep off the Fridge. In the 2010-2011 school year, 7.6 million American high school students played sports. For the 2011-2012 school year, almost 4.5 ...

www.rightfitpress.com/FreeDownload/FreeChapter_PMIC.pdf

athletics and academics should play in college. The personal agenda that you and your child share will guide which schools you end up targeting. Think very hard about where you/your child fit on this continuum of athletic vs. academic priorities. One is no better or worse than the other, you just need to determine what is ...

studybreaks.com/2016/12/06/academics-vs-athletics-best-method-building-successful-university

Dec 6, 2016 ... The two main proponents to university life—academics and athletics—have always been at war to be the most important, so what's the truth?

www.air.org/sites/default/files/downloads/report/Academic-Spending-vs-Athletic-Spending.pdf

academic spending at public Division I colleges and universities between 2005 and 2010, which show that: •. Athletic departments spend far more per athlete than institutions spend to educate the average student—typically three to six times as much; among Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) institutions, median athletic ...

www.forbes.com/sites/ccap/2014/11/04/scoreboards-vs-blackboards-athletics-influence-in-academic-institutions

Nov 4, 2014 ... Two-thirds of students “think college sports run the show and have too much influence over educational institutions.” Athletic departments defend themselves by highlighting the positive spill-overs that Athletics provides: Money, prestige, and security, when in reality it rarely accomplishes any of these.

time.com/3827196/why-student-athletes-fail

Apr 20, 2015 ... Despite the NCAA's insistence that it is concerned about student athletes' academic growth, it often feels as though “student” plays second fiddle to “athlete. ” Indeed, on a typical day, a visitor to the NCAA homepage will be overwhelmed by the articles (and videos) about athletics but will not find a single ...

quod.lib.umich.edu/j/jsas/6776111.0004.108/--comparing-the-academic-performance-of-high-school-athletes?rgn=main;view=fulltext

Whites contributed more to the differences between non-athletes and athletes than did the other racial categories for GPAs, graduation rates, and not dropping out of school. Keywords: High school, Athletes versus non-athletes, Academic performance. Lumpkin, A., & Favor, J. (2012) Comparing the academic performance of ...