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ERIC Number: EJ822054
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 4
ISSN: ISSN-1555-4589
The Athlete and the Grade Change
Robinson, Tina I.; Skinner, Tracy
Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, v11 n1 p106-110 2008
This case study focuses on the moral and ethical issues surrounding changing an athlete's grade to make him eligible to play in a championship game. Jerome, a senior attending Woodrow Wilson High School, earned a D in his typing class, which made him ineligible to play in the basketball championship games. The principal and basketball coach made the decision to change Jerome's grade so he could play, and the team would have a better chance of winning. When Mrs. Walton learned of the grade change, she felt betrayed by the principal's actions.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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