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August 28, 2017

Ohio school district adopts 1.0 GPA requirement for athletes

Dayton Public Schools (Ohio) last week lowered its academic standards for athletes, requiring students to carry a 1.0 GPA to remain eligible for sports. The district's Board of Education voted 4-1 in favor of the new policy. The one board member w...


September 16, 2015

Survey: Should athletes be required to maintain 2.0 GPA?

In August, Coach and Athletic Director asked readers whether students should be required to maintain a 2.0 GPA to participate in interscholastic sports. Some schools have lowered their standards for student-athletes, and while some agreed the move wa...