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UNC used an insane slide to defend fake classes for athletes

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Mitchell Leff/Getty Images A 2014 report detailing the extent of the scandal involving fake classes at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill includes a slide from a presentation made to the school's football coaches defending and encouraging the "paper classes" - in which all students had to do to pass was write one paper.
The NCAA announced on Friday that it "could not conclude" that UNC violated academic rules after a years-long investigation into the academic scandal, saying the university will not be sanctioned.
In the report, the NCAA also made note of a slide shown to the...
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The NCAA will not sanction UNC after an academic scandal - here's how a student-athlete got an A-minus with a one-paragraph final essay

The NCAA will not sanction UNC after an academic scandal - here's how a student-athlete got an A-minus with a one-paragraph final essay

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For years, UNC Chapel Hill student-athletes and non-student-athletes alike used "paper classes" - courses that never met and required only one final paper - to boost their grades.
The NCAA announced on Friday that it "could not conclude" that UNC violated academic rules after a years-long investigation into the academic scandal, saying the university will not be sanctioned.
Grading for the "paper classes," the NCAA found, was mostly done by a UNC secretary, who had been delegated the task by her department chair.
"The papers consistently received high grades," the NCAA found.
"As far...
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