NCAA Bans K12 Inc. Online Charters: No Rose Bowl, No Final Four

Met Prof. Julian Vasquez Heilig today and we had an interesting conversation about a number of educational topics. I will start reblogging his posts that relate to the themes found in my work!

Cloaking Inequity

The NCAA has banned K12 Inc. In the future, athletes that are relying on K12 online coursework will no longer be eligible to play college sports.

The NCAA will stop accepting coursework from these schools starting with the 2014–15 school year. Coursework completed from Spring 2013 through Spring 2014 will undergo additional evaluation on a case-by-case basis when a prospect tries to use it for initial eligibility purposes. Coursework completed in Fall 2012 or earlier may be used without additional evaluation.

In addition to the 24 schools above, other schools affiliated with K12 Inc. remain under Extended Evaluation. This means the NCAA will continue to review coursework coming from those schools to see whether it meets the NCAA’s core course and nontraditional course requirements. Prospects with coursework from those schools must submit additional documentation no matter when the coursework was completed.

No Rose Bowl. No Final Four.

K12, Inc., a Virginia-based…

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