ERIC Number: EJ524398
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Let's Hear It for the "Dumb Jock": What Athletics Contribute to the Academic Program.
Pressley, James S.; Whitley, Roger L.
NASSP Bulletin, v80 n580 p74-83 May 1996
When interscholastic athletic programs enhance students' intellectual and social development, athletic participation becomes a valuable educational experience. Achieving success in our society requires much more than attaining academic success. The positive relationship between interscholastic athletics and educational performance should significantly influence the establishment of a school's educational policy. (22 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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