If this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament were based on graduation-rate trends, the University of Texas Longhorns would emerge victorious.
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The author of a recent Education Week Commentary took aim at the National Collegiate Athletic Association's influence over high schools' academic offerings.
November 10, 2015
In "Madden NFL: Football by the Numbers," which will go live on Dec. 1, students must rely upon math and science concepts to successfully complete football plays.
May 11, 2015
While recovering from the symptoms of a concussion, a vast majority of students reported having one or more issues that impaired their academic work, according to a new report.
May 05, 2015
The Illinois Senate unanimously approved a bill that would require concussion oversight teams that would establish return-to-play and return-to-learn protocols.
April 28, 2015
The average student-athlete reported loging roughly 50 hours per week on athletics, which often adversely affects their academic work.
March 17, 2015
While the University of Kentucky is the overwhelming favorite to win the 2015 NCAA men's basketball tournament, an academically based tournament would produce a far different outcome.
January 14, 2015
Participation in physical education may have a beneficial effect on the academic performance of African-American high school girls, suggests a new study.
September 24, 2014
When paired in extracurricular activities with peers who have higher-than-normal grade point averages, high schoolers are twice as likely to enroll in a four-year college.
September 23, 2014
Among both boys and girls, physical activity during recess in 1st grade was directly correlated to reading fluency through 1st and 2nd grades.