Graduation rates hold steady for scholarship athletes

July 1997
Jet;07/21/97, Vol. 92 Issue 9, p46
Alerts that scholarship athletes have maintained graduation rates for the fifth consecutive year and have better performed better academically than nonathletes since the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) raised its standards in 1986. The changes made to NCAA Proposition 48; Statistics.


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