Tuesday, March 16, 2010

March Madness?

The six-year graduation rates for the 65 teams playing in this week's tournament is 46 percent.  Should there be an academic component in the college basketball championship?  Ben Miller explores the possibility on The Quick and the Ed:

Adding Academics to the Big Dance


  1. I would just like to call everyone's attention to the following fact: According to the same 2009 study Marquette University is one of 7 Men's NCAA Division I programs that has a 100% 6-year graduation rate.

    Proud to have my Marquette Pennant outside the office door...