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What can you do to improve graduation rates for minority student-athletes at NCAA schools?

The University of Central Florida reports that 89% of white players on all NCAA Tournament teams graduate, but only 65% of their African American teammates do.
Richard Lapchick, principal author of the study and director of TIDES, cites that the only 37% of the bowl-bound schools graduated 66% or more of African-American student-athletes. However, 99%of those schools graduated at least 66% of white students.

Posted by maryam , of Brooklyn, NY

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