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October 24, 1996 | Associated Press
Getting D-minuses in class is nothing to be proud of, but neither is losing, 55-0, to rival River Rouge. So the Inkster school district has lowered its academic standards for athletes, abandoning after only three years a policy that allowed students to play sports only if they passed six classes with a C or better. Because of the higher standards, the Inkster baseball team had to forfeit its 1993 season, and this year's football team, with only 15 eligible players, is 1-6 with two games left.
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October 24, 1996 | Associated Press
Getting D-minuses in class is nothing to be proud of, but neither is losing, 55-0, to rival River Rouge. So the Inkster school district has lowered its academic standards for athletes, abandoning after only three years a policy that allowed students to play sports only if they passed six classes with a C or better. Because of the higher standards, the Inkster baseball team had to forfeit its 1993 season, and this year's football team, with only 15 eligible players, is 1-6 with two games left.
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