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February 11th, 2019 | by CollegeAD
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The Division I Committee on Academics continued its comprehensive review of the Academic Performance Program, focusing discussions this quarter on four different aspects of the Academic Progress Rate. At its meeting Tuesday and Wednesday in Indianapolis, the committee studied which student-athletes are included in the rate, how both graduates and students who leave for pro sports opportunities are counted, and points earned when former students come back and earn a degree. The review, approved last year by the Division I Board of Directors, is intended to evaluate how well the APR continues to align with its purpose: demonstrating academic performance and progress toward graduation. “The committee continued its work examining the Academic Performance Program to be sure it is fulfilling its goal of highlighting a team’s true academic performance,” said committee chair John J. DeGioia, president at Georgetown. -Michelle Brutlag Hosick, NCAA. Read More.

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