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In Iowa, grades versus goals: How one school coped with a state rule that any athlete who fails a class gets benched.

Date: June 19, 2007
Author: Sean J. Miller
QUOTE: [Iowa state law] mandates that any athlete who receives an "F" on his or her report card is prohibited from playing sports for 20 school days .... Critics think the rule penalizes students who might otherwise find athletics a path to improving their performance in the classroom.

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