The Conversation: Why some college sports are often out of reach for students from low-income families

October 7, 2021

The Conversation: Why some college sports are often out of reach for students from low-income families

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When it comes to landing a spot on a college sports team, a student’s chances are profoundly affected by their parents’ wealth and education. Even college sports recruitment favors white suburban athletes.

Those two findings come from collective research by sport sociology and education scholars, including SSI's own Chris Knoester.

Please read the complete article on The Conversation.