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Author Terp, Gail, 1951- author.

Title The debate about paying college athletes / by Gail Terp.

Publication Info. Lake Elmo, MN : Focus Readers, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 796.043 TER    Available
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Description 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Series Pros and cons
Pros and cons (Focus Readers (Firm)).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 48) and index.
Contents An introduction to college athletics -- Pro: athletes deserve a portion of the money they generate -- Pro: long-term scholarships support athletes' educations -- Pro: payment of medical costs helps athletes recover from injury -- Con: athletes are already paid through scholarships and benefits -- Con: payments put the focus on athletics over academics -- Con: payment methods are unfair to some colleges and students.
Summary Provides a thorough overview of the major pros and cons of paying college athletes. Readable text, interesting sidebars, and illuminating infographics invite readers to jump in and join the debate.
Subject College sports -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
College athletes -- United States -- Economic conditions -- Juvenile literature.
Debates and debating -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781635175233 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781635175950 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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