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Raising APR a step in right direction

Updated: November 2, 2011, 2:56 PM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

New NCAA president Mark Emmert has helped put together a plan for increased academic standards at schools. You have to give Emmert and the NCAA credit for trying to raise the bar and make the student-athlete responsible. It is a move in the right direction, bringing sanity to the term "student-athlete."

The plan is to raise the APR (academic progress rate) from 900 to an eventual 930 on a scale of 1,000. The actual calculations and gathering of the data are still up in the air. ...

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