November 7, 1987 |
Burbank High, which used an academically ineligible player because of an "administrative error," will forfeit its six football victories this season, Coach Dave Carson said Friday night before his team played Hart at Burroughs High. Transfer student Anthony Koulax, a starting offensive lineman, had not successfully passed the minimum requirement of four classes at his previous school, Carson said. According to Carson, Southern Section bylaws state that such a student cannot play.
November 8, 1998
Re "School Test Scores Missing Key Parts of the Equation," Oct. 28: The suggestion that my "100 schools" plan has been "derailed" by critics is in error. Far from being derailed, I have extended the 100 schools plan to all schools in the district that are not showing improvement in test scores. Any school whose scores go down in two consecutive years will be placed on academic probation. This is exactly the same procedure that was applied to the 100 schools. The article is incorrect in asserting that the 100 schools plan was designed to "put principals on the spot."
April 11, 2003 |
Forward Andre Patterson was dismissed from UCLA on Thursday for not making sufficient academic progress during the winter quarter. It marks the second time Patterson, a sophomore from Washington Prep, has had academic problems. He was ineligible last fall and missed the first five games last season. After passing summer school classes at UCLA and fall classes at Santa Monica City College, he was readmitted for the winter quarter and played in 24 games, starting 21.
February 18, 1990 |
Addressing a problem he has studied for nearly a year, San Diego State University President Thomas Day has issued a directive to upgrade academic standards for athletes.