Superintendent: Not Lowering Standards For Student Athletes

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — Chris Moore talks with Dr. Linda Lane, Superintendent of Pittsburgh Public Schools, about School Board Member Mark Brentley’s charge that the District is lowering academic standards for student athletes to allow them to continue playing sports.

Dr. Lane discusses the implementation of a probationary period for students whose grades fall below 2.0, and answers the charge that changing the standards would essentially be giving up on African American students.

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  • Redrock100

    Brentley is ur typical —

  • Thomas J Duttine

    Most of these Jocks graduate, and they can hardly spell their own name, So are the standards this low for everyone? And if they are this is the kind of education tax dollars are paying for!

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