|via: the southern.com
An astonishing report from CNN reveals that many schools have up to 18 percent of their athletes in revenue sports reading at an elementary level — some as low as fourth grade.
This is a staggering percentage of poor readers, who appear to be getting a pass from higher institutions, when it comes to admission and course work.
Suspicion of athletes being treated differently by colleges has existed in the K-12 world for years, and this report appears to bear out the suspicion.
You can read the entire CNN story here.
So, just how big of a problem is this?
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