About Eeyore

Canadian artist and counter-jihad and freedom of speech activist as well as devout Schrödinger's catholic

One Reply to “News links for Jan 12 2014 – 2”

  1. Things may be much worse in America than one would derive from a brief look.

    CNN analysis: Some college athletes play like adults, read like 5th-graders (CNN, Jan 8, 2014)
    http://cnn.it/KSVWhC
    “… A CNN investigation found public universities across the country where many students in the basketball and football programs could read only up to an eighth-grade level. The data obtained through open records requests also showed a staggering achievement gap between college athletes and their peers at the same institution. This is not an exhaustive survey of all universities with major sports programs; CNN chose a sampling of public universities where open records laws apply. We sought data from a total of 37 institutions, of which 21 schools responded. The others denied our request for entrance exam or aptitude test scores, some saying the information did not exist and others citing privacy rules. Some simply did not provide it in time….”

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