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Study: Grad rates between blacks, whites widening

Updated: December 6, 2010, 8:54 PM ET
Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The disparity between graduation rates for white and black players at schools headed to bowl games grew again this year even as overall academic progress increased for both, a study released Monday found.

The annual report by the University of Central Florida's Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport found that the graduation success rate is increasing at a higher rate for white players than black players.

Richard Lapchick, the primary author of the study, said ...

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