Between a Ball and a Harsh Place: A Study of Black Male Community College Student-Athletes and Academic Progress

Mar 01, 2015 | by
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This study examines to what extent differences exist in pre-college characteristics and academic performance between Black male student-athletes and their student-athlete peers at community colleges and 2-year colleges. Its results and conclusions are based on level of college readiness, credit hours completed, HPA, and degree completion for a single cohort of male and female student-athletes in a single state.

Between a Ball and a Harsh Place: A Study of Black Male Community College Student-Athletes and Academic Progress