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Updated: 04/25/2013 08:00:10AM

Making the grade

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Larry Jewett

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There’s a definite similarity between the academic classroom and the athletic field. You can do enough to get by or you can strive to excel.

The Florida High School Athletic Association has requirements for students who want to experience both worlds. In a nutshell, you have to have a certain grade point average to keep playing and that’s a 2.0. Two months ago, the word got out that those who want to play NCAA Division 1 sports are going to have to step up their game even more. The FHSAA website says, “To meet the minimum requirements for Division I student-athletes enrolling in college in August 2016 or later you must:

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