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NCAA proposal is another excuse to give revenue to colleges instead of supporting degree completion.

“This won’t help graduation rates because NCAA sports still turns a blind eye to its own studies showing players are forced to spend 40 hours per week or more in their sport alone. Instead, the players have called for a portion of new TV money to be put in an educational trust fund so players have resources and more incentives to complete their degree. Graduation rates would soar. NCAA’s plan would reward schools that already have high graduation. Either way, this money was going to go to the colleges which will, in turn, waste it as they have always done."

- Ramogi Huma, NCPA Executive Director

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