Student Achievement

N.J. Districts Boost Academic Standards for Student-Athletes

By Bryan Toporek — September 07, 2011 1 min read

Turns out Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive isn’t the only one looking to increase the academic accountability of student-athletes these days. A number of New Jersey high schools caught the fever, too.

By the start of the 2014-15 school year, student-athletes at Teaneck public schools will need to maintain a 2.5 GPA if they hope to remain eligible for sports, according to

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.