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Penn studies African-American rates

Updated: December 4, 2012, 12:00 AM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- A report released through the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education shows that most of the schools in the NCAA's six major sports conferences have weak graduation rates for African-American male student-athletes.

The Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education provided data from a four-year study of athletes from the schools that comprise the ACC, Big East, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac 12 and SEC. The findings show that on average, 50.2 percent of African-American ...

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