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Guest Host: Marc Fisher
A “fixer” says he helped hundreds of athletes stay eligible to play by taking tests for them in loosely monitored online classes. In many instances, it was at the request of the coaches. The Chronicle of Higher Education story comes in the wake of revelations that the University of North Carolina gave athletes credit for fake classes. We explore the sometimes-strained relationship between academics and athletics in college and ask whose job it is to keep everyone honest.
- Brad Wolverton Senior Writer, The Chronicle of Higher Education
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