UNC Dodges Student-Athletes' Suit Over 'Bogus' Classes
By Zachary Zagger (March 30, 2017, 5:51 PM EDT) -- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill dodged allegations that it did not provide student-athletes a quality education as they were funneled into a "shadow curriculum" of "bogus courses," after a federal court Wednesday tossed the case on jurisdictional grounds.
Former UNC football player Michael McAdoo and former women's basketball player Kenya McBee had hit the university with a proposed class action alleging a systemic failure to properly educate college athletes. They claimed that athletes were disproportionately funneled into classes in the former African and Afro-American Studies department, which are at the center of an academic scandal that could lead...
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