Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news

North Carolina academic scandal grossly exaggerated


Mary Willingham, a learning specialist at UNC, researched the reading levels of Tar Heel football and basketball players and claimed to CNN that she found 60 percent of these athletes read between a fourth and eighth grade level, with another 8 to 10 percent reading at a third grade level or below. Now here’s the funny part: The woman alleging her students can’t read, well, she misread her own results. Or at least most of them. (Madison.com)


Share: Facebook | Twitter | Email

Related:

Recent Business & Administration News:

Editorial mistaken about Hatchell

UNC Launches New Academic Support Website for Student-Athletes

Carol Folt, Stephen Hawking kick off historic physics conference

Refusing to Argue With Stupidity

Chansky’s Notebook: Vicious Cycle Continues


© 2005-2015 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.