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Resource ID: #17521
Subject: Schools
Source: WRAL-TV (Raleigh, N.C.)
Date: Sept. 22



WRAL-TV examines whether "schools are lowering the standards for athletes ... just so they can play ball." The report details how a school principal has changed the grades of a student to keep him eligible for football. The report shows "that the student and the parents were part of the problem." It also discover that the grade change violates the state Educator code of ethics, but is allowed under the state law.

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